Consultation outcome

Secondary Legislation Implementing the Unified Patent Court

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

This government response gives a full analysis of responses to the Technical Review and Call for Evidence and outlines the direction that government will be taking. The government intends to bring forward legislation to implement the Unified Patent Court Agreement in January 2016.

Feedback received

Technical Review and Call for Evidence Summary of Responses

Detail of feedback received

This document provides a summary of the responses received for the Technical Review and Call for Evidence.

Original consultation

Summary

Technical review and call for evidence on legislative changes to implement the UPC Agreement and comply with the Unitary Patent Regulation.

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Consultation description

We are seeking views on the drafting, structure and effect of the draft legislation which will allow for the implementation of the Unified Patent Court Agreement and the associated EU Regulations which introduce the Unitary Patent.

We are also asking for relevant evidence on the way that the proposals will work in practice in order to inform our assumptions about economic impacts, and to assist with decisions on the detail of proposed legislation.

Documents

Consultation document: Technical Review and Call for Evidence on Secondary Legislation Implementing the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court and EU Regulations Establishing the Unitary Patent

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Impact assessment: UPC implementation infringement

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Impact assessment: UPC implementation jurisdiction

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Impact assessment: UPC implementation infringement Unitary Patent

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Statement of innovation

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Published 10 June 2014
Last updated 15 January 2016 + show all updates
  1. Government reponse document and final stage Impact assessments documents published.
  2. Technical review and call for evidence summary of responses published.
  3. First published.