Position paper on the Unified Patent Court
The Unified Patent Court system is not the best solution for Europe and for innovation, and there are alternative systems to consider after Brexit.
The intellectual property group within CRIDES is behind an on-going initiative to rethink the system for adjudicating patents in Europe.
A position paper and a motion on the Unified Patent Court system, already signed by some experts, practitioners and academics, are available below.
If you agree with the position papers or the simple motion, please contact one of us:
-Alain Strowel (firstname.lastname@example.org),
-Fernand de Visscher (email@example.com)
-Vincent Cassiers (firstname.lastname@example.org)
-Luc Desaunettes (email@example.com)
-Euractive (24/11/20) : Unified Patent Court: Poison pill for future EU innovation policy and integration process
-Kluwer Patent Blog (20/11/20) : "UPCA ratification bill progresses in German Bundestag – Academics: UPC not the best solution for Europe and for innovation"
-techrights.org (22/11/20) : "New Position Paper on the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Says It’s “Not the Best Solution for Europe” — Clearly an Understatement"