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CJEU Advocate General: 25 member states can agree a unitary patent deal


An important hurdle in the path of the unitary patent looks set to be dismantled after a key legal adviser at the Court of Justice of the EU said today that 25 member states should be able to press ahead with a deal without Italy and Spain

Last year the two countries asked Europe’s highest court to stop the European Council from pursuing the unitary patent package under the enhanced cooperation procedure.

The two countries are particularly unhappy about the proposal to make English, French and German the official...


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