Countries to sign up to unitary patent system
22 countries are to sign an international agreement on the European Union’s unitary patent.
Appeared in print on 14.02.2013
Industry ministers from 22 countries will sign an international agreement to set up a court structure for the European Union’s unitary patent on Tuesday (19 February). Italy will be one of the countries signing the agreement, despite joining Spain in opting out of the unitary patent system on grounds of linguistic discrimination.