16th draft UPC rules — the highlights

By Alan Johnson

The 16th draft rules are now available, taking into account the numerous comments on the 15th draft. Here are the main points to note:

Rule 5 (opt-out regime) has been significantly redrafted and is clearer in many respects, including making it clear that opting out an EP will also opt out any SPC based upon it.

The language regime (Rule 14) is still uncertain, with two options and a recommendation presented…

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