The opening of the Universal Patents Court in June 2023, after years of development and delays, has rightly attracted significant attention in the IP and legal communities. There is a debate -unlikely to be settled for some time- over the long-term impact of the UPC on patent litigation and how national courts will develop and respond.

Sarah Breckenridge of Erso Capital sat down with Matthew Jones, a partner at RPC specialising in high-value UK and cross border patent disputes, to discuss the current position, including the existing benefits of the English jurisdiction which should not be overlooked in the fanfare of publicity around the UPC.

To watch our short video, please click on this link