EC outlines new patent court to rescue single patent talks
This article was originally published in Scrip
The European Commission has produced a new proposal for an EU patents court that it hopes will address the legal objections raised by the Court of Justice of the EU and finally allow the creation of the single EU patent.
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Under EU rules, once a medicinal product has been placed on the market in a country of the EEA – the EU plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway
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