Policy Papers

Total Documents: 219

This part of the site is up-to-date from 2004; relevant position papers prior to then are obtainable from the Secretariat.

Opting out during the sunrise period at the Unified Patent Court

Document No: PP 5/17 Posted: 14 June 2017

Letter to Alexander Ramsay, chair of the UPC Preparatory Committee, expressing concerns with the current lack of clarity around how the Unified Patent Court (UPC) opt-out process will work during the sunrise period at a practical level, including how our member companies will be able to register their staff both as official UPC Representatives and as users of the content management system (CMS) for the opt-out process

Reform of the Boards of Appeal

Document No: PP 7/16 Posted: 11 July 2016

IP Federation comments on EPO Administrative Council paper CA/43/16 outlining proposals for the reform of the EPO Boards of Appeal (BoA)

Commission consultation on IP enforcement

Document No: PP 5/16 Posted: 15 April 2016

IP Federation response to consultation closing 15 April 2016 to help assess the functioning of Directive 2004/48/EC on the enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPRED) in the online environment, with a view to identify the possible need for adapting such provisions and to propose corrective measures

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