EU presses on with "breakaway" solution to patent impasse
This article was originally published in SRA
Efforts to break the deadlock over the single EU patent will take another step forward next week when a formal proposal will be made to allow a group of countries to move ahead on the patent, thereby side-stepping continuing resistance from Italy and to a lesser extent Spain1,2.
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