|The UPC Court of Appeal Building in Luxembourg|
Good news is that Bulgaria is about to ratify and that the recruitment package was agreed (but not yet published) and that adverts for judicial appointments will be advertised in early May.
A draft code of conduct for representatives is being elaborated by the epi, EPLAW and EPLIT and has been discussed (but not yet published). The same applies for the Rules on Arbitration and the Rules of Operation of the Patent Mediation and Arbitration Centre of the Unified Patent Court.
The next meeting will take place on May 26 in Germany and a signing ceremony for the "protocol of provisional application" will take place in June.