Wednesday, March 16, 2011

ECJ Declares Proposed European and Community Patents Court Unconstitutional

On 8 March 2011, the European Court of Justice handed down Opinion No 1/09, I held that the proposed agreement regarding a "community patents court" is not compatible with the provisions of the European Union Treaties. This may have dealt a fatal blow to the prospects of a single unified system for the European Union. Sphere: Related Content