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Introduction: A new beginning for the European Patent System

McDonagh, L. (2016). Introduction: A new beginning for the European Patent System. In: European Patent Litigation in the Shadow of the Unified Patent Court. (pp. 1-9). Edward Elgar Publishing. ISBN 1784714739

Abstract

With the introduction of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and the new European Patent with Unitary Effect, the European patent litigation system is undergoing a set of fundamental reforms. This timely book assesses the current state of European patent litigation by analysing recently published data on Europe's four major patent jurisdictions - the UK, Germany, France and the Netherlands - and also looks ahead to examine what the impact of the UPC is likely to be on Europe's patent litigation system in the near future.

Publication Type: Book Section
Additional Information: This is a draft chapter. The final version is available in "European Patent Litigation in the Shadow of the Unified Patent Court" by Luke McDonagh, published in 2016 by Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. The material cannot be used for any other purpose without further permission of the publisher, and is for private use only.
Publisher Keywords: patents; litigation;
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Departments: The City Law School > Academic Programmes
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/15941
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