As noted on the ksnh::law blog tonight, the final text of the Unitary Patent Court Agreement has been published on the server of the European Council today. This completes the troika of consolidated texts implementing the new European patent infrastructure:
- REGULATION (EU) No 1257/2012 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 17 December 2012 implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection,
- COUNCIL REGULATION (EU) No 1260/2012 of 17 December 2012 implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection with regard to the applicable translation arrangements, and
- Agreement on a Unified Patent Court of 11 January 2013 (Council Doc 16351/12).