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UNITARY PATENT

In 2012 Member States and the European Parliament agreed on the "patent package" - a legislative initiative consisting of two...

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Compulsory Licensing under a Unitary Patent

By Hugh Dunlop


Expectations are high that the European Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court will get off the ground very soon. The new court will have jurisdiction over unitary patents (and “traditional” patents granted under the EPC that are not opted-out) for actions in relation to patent infringement and licences of right, but compulsory licences are supposed to be left to national courts.

Read full article here (as published by the European Intellectual Property Review, Volume 39, Issue 7 2017).


For questions about this matter or related issues, please contact our Partner Hugh Dunlop (hugh.dunlop@maucherjenkins.com).






Monday, June 5, 2017