Agreement On A Unified Patent Court
3. In exceptional cases, the Court may, subject to the consent of the parties, rule on another official language of a contracting Member State as a procedural language for all or part of the procedure. CONSIDERING that, like any national court, the unified patent court must respect and apply EU law and, in cooperation with the European Court of Justice, as guardian of EU law, ensure its correct application and uniform interpretation; in particular, the Unified Patent Court must cooperate with the European Court of Justice to properly interpret EU law on the basis of its jurisprudence and by requesting prejudicial references in accordance with Article 267 of the EUF; Unitary patents will enable unitary patent protection to be obtained in up to 25 EU Member States by filing a single application with the EPO, which will simplify and make the procedure simpler and less costly for applicants. 5. If necessary, action is ordered without the other party being heard, particularly if a delay may cause irreparable harm to the patent holder or if there is a proven risk of destruction of evidence. other international patent agreements that apply to all contracting Member States; and one. A patent gives its patent the right to prevent third parties who do not have the consent of the patent holder from supplying or offering, in the territory of the contracting Member States where the patent is valid, anyone other than a party entitled to exploit the patented invention, by means relating to an essential element of that invention. to implement them in the event that the third party knows or should have known that these means are appropriate and appropriate and intended for the implementation of this invention. The unified patent court is a jurisdiction linked to the contracting Member States, which is therefore subject to the same obligations under EU law as any national jurisdiction of the contracting Member States. 1. The Court is composed of both qualified legal judges and technically qualified judges. Judges maintain the highest standards of competency and have proven experience in patent litigation.
3. During the initial seven-year transitional period from the effective date of this agreement, the contribution of each contracting Member State that ratified the agreement before it entered into force or joined the agreement is calculated on the basis of the number of European patents that have taken effect on the territory of this treaty on the date of entry into force of this agreement and on the basis of the number of patents Europeans , which have become effective in the territory of this Treaty on the date of this agreement and the number of European patents relating to infringement or revocation actions brought before the national courts of that State in the three years preceding the entry into force of this agreement.