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English IP lawyers lobbying to bring the Japanese IP High Court home to London. Joff Wild, chief editor of renowned London-based IP strategist's periodical IAM magazine considering himself a prod Brit has already previously expressed that, when it comes to the UPC seat, his "sympathies are with the Germans".
<="" a="" border="0" height="62" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-qjfT7UvrSOA/TirAgTi25mI/AAAAAAAACvQ/TMO5ilkIW7c/s200/ksnhlaw-logo-invers.jpg" width="200" />On our coporate ksnh::law blog, we recently reported on the much anticipated 'IP TRANSLATOR' decision (C 107/10) of the Court of Justice of the European Community as released on 19 June 2012.
Today (29 June 2012) is a truly historic day for the European Union and the European patent community! Afher some 40 years of discussion (the Community Patent Convention was signed on 15 December 1975) the EU Summit (European Council) finally aggreed on a EU Patent System involving a Unitary Patent valid in 25 out ot 27 EU member states (Italy and Spain still refuse to accede) and a Unified Paten.
As recently reported on ksnh::law under the headline "Munich Dropped Out?", a press report of French journalist Sophie Mosca on Europolitics.info assumes that Munich has lost the race for the seat of the Central Division of the Unified Patent Court, as the EU Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER), which is responsible to prepare the decisive EU Summit (European Counci ...
In a series of four postings on our ksnh::law blog we comment on both the latest developments of the negotiations for a Unified Patent Court Agreement at the recent Competitiveness Council Meeting and its future perspective before the background of Europe's looming financial crisis: Intransparent Wheeling And Dealing re Unified Patent Court: Shouldn’t We Be Tired Of Being Put Off? Will EU Unified.