School of Law

SOLM098 Law and Practice of the Unified Patent Court (Sem 1)

Module Description

The establishment of a Unified Patent Court is the most significant change to patent law and practice in Europe since the early 1970s. The module will provide advanced knowledge of EU Regulation 1257/2012 on the creation of unitary patent protection,  detailed knowledge of the Agreement on the Unified Patent Court, and advanced knowledge of procedures, litigation and practice before the Unified Patent Court.

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Intelectual Property Law

Mode of Assessment

3,000-4,000 word essay

Credits

15 Credits