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Unified Patent Court IT system and confidentiality issues

09 December 2014

The IP Federation has issued a brief paper summarising concerns amongst its members regarding the broad issue of information security within the Unified Patent Court (UPC) system.

Whilst these issues have arisen in the context of the UK Intellectual Property Office’s proposals regarding the IT system for the new court, the issues have wider ramifications, including as to how the Court deals with the issue of parties’ legitimate confidentiality concerns.

For full details, click HERE.

To see all our policy papers, click HERE.



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