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How patent-heavy businesses are planning for the UPC and unitary patent

Patrick Wingrove, London

Counsel at pharmaceutical, telecommunications, car and plastics manufacturers, and medical charities tell Managing IP about their considerations for the unitary system

The Unified Patent Court and unitary patent are inching into existence but businesses are no more certain than they were five years ago about whether the harmonised patent project will become a reality.

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