Andrew Freyer commented on the creation of the Unified Patent Court in Europe and the roadblocks it is facing.
Andrew Freyer, a lawyer at US law firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, says there would be considerable value in a patent system that is more pan-European for international companies. But he predicts slow progress. “We recommend against presuming the UPC will be available in the near term,” says Mr Freyer, echoing many court watchers. “It is an interesting idea, but it’s unlikely we’ll see it for quite a few years.”
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