Top EU patent and EU unitary patent developments in 2017 for ADG companies

In 2016, proposals crystalized that will bring significant changes to the European Union (EU) patent system and the patent litigation system.

Despite the Brexit, the United Kingdom (UK) has announced that it too will ratify the new European patent and patent court system so that the new system can take hold in late 2017 or in early 2018. This will require all companies holding patents in the EU and/or doing business in the EU to adjust to these changes.

Click here for our review on the impact of these upcoming changes.

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