Estonia ratifies the UPCA
08 August 2017
On August 1, 2017 Estonia became the 13th member state to ratify the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement with the General Secretariat of the Council of the EU, joining the 12 existing ratified member states which are as follows: Austria; Belgium; Bulgaria; Denmark; France; Luxembourg; Malta; The Netherlands; Portugal; Sweden; Finland; and Italy.
Further information on the signatories can be found here
The UK and Germany are still required to ratify the Agreement for the UPC to come into effect.
For further information and updates, please refer to our UPC webpage, here