The European Unitary Patent System and Unified Patent Court

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Italy expresses interest in joining the system

Undersecretary for Economic Development Simona Vicari states that “accession to the unitary patent is a priority“, adding that “having an office of the Unified Patent Court in Italy will enable our companies to have an establishment in the country to protect its interests in the Italian language, not to mention that if we adhere to the package now we can still hope to have a say in the system relating to the unitary patent renewal fees and their distribution, and to ask for more support for our SMEs“.

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