Thursday 26 January

What to do now before the UP/UPC system start date!

When and where

Date and time

Start: Thursday 26 January 2023, 12:30 PM

End: Thursday 26 January 2023, 01:30 PM

Event Overview

Finally,  the start of the UP/UPC system is a matter of weeks away, but are you ready?!  Join Chris Mercer for this essential webinar to hear more on what you and your clients need to discuss and do at at this critical time.  The talk will cover actions in the sunrise period, communication with the CMS, registration as a representative, opt-outs, insurance, and licence contracts, as well as  UP practicalities and client strategy. Are you ready?!



All, Fellows


Chris Mercer, CIPA Council

Chris Mercer, CIPA Council

Chris Mercer joined the patent profession in 1975 and passed the UK Finals exams in 1979. For the majority of his career, Chris was either a partner or a consultant for Carpmaels & Ransford, with a large practice in oppositions and appeals at the EPO and litigation before the UK courts. Chris is a member of Council for CIPA and is also on a number of CIPA committees, including the Education, Patents and Litigation Committees. He is also on epi’s Council and on various epi Committees and was a founding member of EPLIT. Chris is a former president of both CIPA and epi. He appeared as an advocate in a Moot Court event in 1977.

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