2022-12-01 2022-12-01 , online online, 1,250 € plus tax Dr. Matthias Zigann https://www.forum-institut.com/seminar/22121131-online-course-upc-mock-trial/referenten/22/22_12/22121131-course-upc-mock-trial_zigann-matthias.jpg Online Course: UPC Mock Trial

The Unified Patent Court (UPC) began its existence as an international organisation on 19 February 2022. It is expected that the court will be fully operational during the first quarter of 2023. In order for you to be prepared for the proceedings before the UPC, we have set up this new half-day online course.

The contents of your online course
  • Current status of the UPC
  • Overview of the revocation and infringement proceedings
  • Tactical and strategic considerations
  • Mock Trial with Dr Matthias Zigann as UPC judge
  • Two experienced lawyers as representatives for claimant and defendant


Who should attend
Do you work in a corporate legal, IP or patent department or as a patent attorney or attorney-at-law in private practice and would like to be prepared for the first trials before the Unified Patent Court? Then this is the right course for you. Knowledge of patent law is a prerequisite.
The objectives of your online course
The Unified Patent Court (UPC) began its existence as an international organisation on 19 February 2022. It is expected that the court will be fully operational from May 2023 on.

In order for you to be prepared for the proceedings before the UPC, we have set up this online course. First you will first get the essentials on the UPC before our two leading legal practitioners will discuss tactical and strategic UPC considerations with you. The highlight of this course is the UPC Mock Trial where they will be joined by Dr Matthias Zigann as UPC judge.

Together they will bring the UPC and its rules to life with this mock trial. The learning outcome of this is particularly high as you will see the UPC in action.
Your benefit

  • You will
    • know how to approach UPC proceedings from a tactical as well as from a strategical point of view
    • get checklists from plaintiff's perspective and from defendant's perspective to prepare for the first proceedings
    • experience how the UPC proceedings work in the mock trial

Course - UPC Mock Trial

UPC Mock Trial

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Jean-Claude Alexandre Ho, LL.M.
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The Unified Patent Court (UPC) began its existence as an international organisation on 19 February 2022. It is expected that the court will be fully operational during the first quarter of 2023. In order for you to be prepared for the proceedings before the UPC, we have set up this new half-day online course.

The contents of your online course
  • Current status of the UPC
  • Overview of the revocation and infringement proceedings
  • Tactical and strategic considerations
  • Mock Trial with Dr Matthias Zigann as UPC judge
  • Two experienced lawyers as representatives for claimant and defendant


Who should attend
Do you work in a corporate legal, IP or patent department or as a patent attorney or attorney-at-law in private practice and would like to be prepared for the first trials before the Unified Patent Court? Then this is the right course for you. Knowledge of patent law is a prerequisite.
The objectives of your online course

The Unified Patent Court (UPC) began its existence as an international organisation on 19 February 2022. It is expected that the court will be fully operational from May 2023 on.

In order for you to be prepared for the proceedings before the UPC, we have set up this online course. First you will first get the essentials on the UPC before our two leading legal practitioners will discuss tactical and strategic UPC considerations with you. The highlight of this course is the UPC Mock Trial where they will be joined by Dr Matthias Zigann as UPC judge.

Together they will bring the UPC and its rules to life with this mock trial. The learning outcome of this is particularly high as you will see the UPC in action.

Your benefit

  • You will
    • know how to approach UPC proceedings from a tactical as well as from a strategical point of view
    • get checklists from plaintiff's perspective and from defendant's perspective to prepare for the first proceedings
    • experience how the UPC proceedings work in the mock trial

Detailed programme

Online course : from 09:00 to 17:00 CET

Current status of the UPC

Overview of the revocation and infringement proceedings
  • Written procedure for infringement and revocation actions
    • Language, type and contents of written pleadings
    • Preliminary objections
    • Determination of the value-based fee
    • Counterclaim for revocation and application to amend the patent
  • Interim procedure
  • Oral procedure
    • Case management
    • Conduct of the oral hearing
    • Decision on the merits
  • Procedure for the award of damages
  • Procedure for cost decisions

Selection of hot topics
  • Forum shopping: local vs. central divisions
  • Hybrid filing & litigation strategies - UPC and/or national litigation
  • Evidence, production of documents, preservation of evidence
  • Automatic injunctions
  • Enforcing UPC decisions

Strategic and tactical considerations
  • Checklist plaintiff
  • Checklist defendant

The Highlight: UPC Mock Trial
  • Interim Conference with Dr Matthias Zigann as Judge Rapporteur
  • With two experienced lawyers as representatives for claimant and defendant
  • Modified and simplified case scenario
    • The parties
    • The patent in suit
    • File wrapper
    • Accused products

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  • See all speakers and other participants with a webcam.
  • Ask questions using audio, video or the chat function.
  • Exchange ideas with other participants while seated at a virtual coffee or lunch table.
  • Access and work on the seminar documents live, and download them to your device.
  • Discuss specific questions with speakers in one-to-one sessions.
  • Access technical support directly.
  • Receive certification bearing the relevant seminar information.
  • Learn in a pre-meeting how to best set up your online working place
  • With our customer portal, you receive access to the FORUM Institut's learning space with all important information

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Pre-Meeting

In a pre-meeting (approx. 60 min.) we can show you how everything works and give you tips on the various settings. You will find further information on the pre-meeting in the customer portal after your registration.

Tips & Hints

Event information

For a more in-depth course on the UPC, we would like to recommend you attending the intensive course on infringement and revocation proceedings before the UPC which is scheduled as an online course on 24 and 25 October 2022. You will find more information at www.forum-institut.com, webcode 22101135.

FORUM!Live - agenda

  • 09:00 CET Start of the course

  • 10:15 - 10:30 CET break

  • 12:15 - 13:15 CET break

  • 15:30 - 15:45 CET break

  • 17:00 CET End of the course

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