The talk will be based upon these two papers by Clement Salung Petersen, Thomas Riis, and Jens Schovsbo  where background information may be found: “The Unified Patent Court (UPC) in Action - How Will the Design of the UPC Affect Patent Law? (June 16, 2014) in "Transitions in European Patent Law – Influences of the Unitary Patent Package" (Kluwer forthcoming (2015)) (available at // and “The Unified Patent Court (UPC), Compulsory Licensing and Competition Law”, Nordiskt Immaterieelt Rättskydd (NIR) 2014 324 (available at To view the Seminar Presentation click here.

Convenors: Graeme Dinwoodie, Dev Gangjee & Robert Pitkethly Directions to the seminar room from the Porter's Lodge. Refreshments provided, all are welcome (registration not required. Please direct enquiries to