1. The mediation service of the Patent Mediation and Arbitration Centre (hereafter “the Centre”) offers support in the settlement of disputes relating to European patents and European patents with unitary effects for which the Unified Patent Court (UPC) is exclusively competent (Article 32 UPC Agreement).
2. Under the Rules, a patent may not be revoked nor limited through mediation.
3. The parties may decide on any other disposable right or obligation factually or legally linked to the dispute falling within the exclusive competence of the UPC to be included into mediation.
4. The mediation service can be required if a written agreement of the parties allows, on request of one party to the Centre with the expressed consent of the other party, following a recommendation by the
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