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UPCA Statues of the Unified Patent Court


Sub-registries and Deputy-Registrar

(1) A Deputy-Registrar shall be appointed for a term of six years by the Presidium. The Deputy- Registrar may be re-appointed.

(2) Article 22(2) to (6) shall apply by analogy.

(3) The Deputy-Registrar shall be responsible for the organisation and activities of sub-registries under the authority of the Registrar and the President of the Court of First Instance. The duties of the Deputy-Registrar shall in particular include:

(a) keeping records of all cases before the Court of First Instance;

(b) notifying every case before the Court of First Instance to the Registry.

(4) The Deputy-Registrar shall also provide administrative and secretarial assistance to the divisions of the Court of First Instance.