One Less Worry For Europe's Unified Patent Court After UK Ratifies Key Agreement
Europe’s UPC still cannot start until and unless a legal challenge in Germany is settled in favor of the court, but the UK’s ratification this week means that discussions about the UK’s post-Brexit participation in the new systemcan now start properly.
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