The First Draft Regulation Concerning Unitary Patent Protection
On March 20, 2013 25 European Union member states in accordance with the Article 9(2) of the Regulation No. 1257/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of December 17, 2012 implementing enhanced co-operation in the area of creation of unitary patent protection set up a Select Committee of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation.
The Select Committee shall supervise the EPO's activities related to the tasks entrusted to it in the context of unitary patent protection in accordance with the Article 9(1) of the Regulation No. 1257/2012. The Select Committee during its third session in June 25-26, 2013 in Munich discussed the first draft of implementing regulations on unitary patent protection.
The draft of Regulation Concerning Unitary Patent Protection is available in three languages – English, French and German. Comments to the draft can be sent to the Industrial Property Office of SR by September 6, 2013, to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org.