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Legal Framework of the UP System
This section provides the most important legal regulations, agreements and rules being relevant for enacting, implementing and executing the new Unitary Patent System. Some of the provisions are not finally agreed and are still in draft version.
1 - Agreement on a Unified Patent Court and statute
2 - EU Regulation 1257/2012 implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection
3 - EU regulation 1260/2012 implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection with regard to the applicable translation arrangements
4 - UPC-Rules of Procedure (Draft)
5 - Decision of the Select Committee of the Administrative council adopting the Rules relating to FEES for Unitary Patent Protection
6 - Decision of the Select Committee of the Administrative Council ADOPTING THE RULES relating to Unitary Patent Protection
7 - Decision of the Select Committee of the Administrative Council adopting the BUDGETARY and FINANCIAL RULES

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