Germany Heads For Ratification Of Unified Patent Court; Spanish MPs Push For Membership
Germany, one of three countries whose signature is vital if the new Unified Patent Court is to get up and running, has taken another step towards ratification of the UPC agreement, while the Spanish parliament has approved a motion urging the government to drop its opposition to Spain’s becoming part of the new system.
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