Case Law from the Contracting States to the EPC

Supplementary publication 6, Official Journal EPO 2017

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The present report, "Case Law from the Contracting States to the EPC 2014-2016", focuses on issues of substantive patent law within Europe. It also touches on institutional matters and sets out examples of European patents which have been litigated in several jurisdictions. Arranged according to topic and country, the summaries included in this, the fourth such compilation will give the reader a valuable overview of interesting judgments handed down by national courts in the period from mid-2014 to the end of 2016.