Unitary Patent: EU Authorities increasingly frustrated while some hope for the Danes and others prefer Fisheries

One of the hot topics we closely follow on ksnh::law is the development of the Unitary Patent (cf. EU Regulationlation) and the Unified Patent Court System (cf. Draft UPC Agreement) in Europe and the related discussion among politicians, experts, practitioners and system users. Only recently we summarised the current situation in two larger articles: Munich or London? The new EU Patent System will now have to be saved by Angela Merkel and David Cameron personally; JURI issues Voting Recommendations but postpones Plenary Session on Unitary Patent until Seat of Patent Court is decided. Basically, what happened is that the speed and rush, as critisised by some observers (e.g. FICPI, CIPA) had been taken out of the legislative process, as an official statement issued after an informal financial EU Council meeting on 30 Januars 2012 clarified that
The participating Member States commit to reaching at the latest in June 2012 a final agreement on the last outstanding issue in the patent package ...
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