IPJur: Unified Patent Litigation System - Another Secret Project Of The EU Commission?
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 26 Mar 2009 13:18
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
Nevertheless, the EU machinery busily working on improved versions of the Draft Agreement on the European and Community Patents Court and Draft Statute hasn't stopped so far: Document 7928/09 dated March 23, 2009 conveys revised versions of the Draft Agreement on the European and Community Patents Court, the Draft Statute of the Court and the draft list of issues to be included in the Rules of Procedure, submitted by the Presidency for discussion at the meeting of the Intellectual Property (Patents) Working Party on April 02, 2009. This time, Changes to the previous version (5072/09) are indicated throughout the revised text. Interestingly. there is a new Para. 3 inserted into Article 14a, saying: "(3) A Contracting State which is not a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area shall bring into force the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with Community law relating to substantive patent law."
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