11 September 2015

Italy formally confirms intention to participate in the UPC

Following Italy’s change of direction in relation to the Unitary patent and UPC in May 2015, the Italian government has now formally notified the Council of the EU of its intention to participate in the enhanced cooperation regime, i.e. the EU Regulations concerning the creation of a European patent with unitary effect and the establishment of the applicable translation arrangements for the Unitary patent.