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Patent Litigation in Europe

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An overview of national law and practice in the EPC Contracting States

4th edition

The fourth edition of Patent Litigation in Europe provides an updated overview of the national patent litigation systems across the European Patent Organisation's 38 Member States. It also provides information on the future Unified Patent Court. This study presents an at-a-glance description of the different national revocation, nullity and infringement procedures currently in place. The competent courts dealing with these matters at first instance and appeal are also depicted.

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