EU single patent deal - but language question deferred (updated)
EU member states today signed an agreement in principle on establishing a single patent for the EU. But discussions over the language regime and a single court will continue next year
The deal came in response to proposals put forward by the Swedish presidency, and takes advantages of new procedures introduced by the Lisbon Treaty.
The agreement was reached at the meeting of the EU Competitiveness Council on Friday. Sweden's minister...
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