Unitary Patent Member States

UP Member States

The 17 states in enhanced cooperation which already ratified the Agreements and will participate in the Unitary Patent when it starts are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden.

Spain, Poland and Croatia, have not signed the UPC Agreement and will not be participating. Non-EU European Patent Convention member states, such as the UK, are also not covered by the Unitary Patent.

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