German Ruling Deals Another Blow To Europe’s New Patent System
Major Delays Or Even Abandonment On The Horizon
The annulment of Germany’s ratification of the Unified Patent Court Agreement has dealt the proposed system another serious blow following the UK’s recent decision not to take part because of Brexit.
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