EU Unitary Patent And Court Are Here. Or Are They?Published on 14 February 2013 @ 9:33 pm
By Dugie Standeford for Intellectual Property Watch
As several countries prepare to sign an international agreement establishing an EU unified patent court, debate still rages over whether the concept of the court, and of a single EU patent, is actually feasible. Some say a unified patent in the near term is a “dead letter,” while one patent lawyer believes that while some technical issues remain, the system will spring into life in the not-too-distant future.