Monday, 23 September 2013

Austria ratifies Agreement on a Unified Patent Court

On 07.08.2013 Austria ratified the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court. Although 25 EU countries had already signed the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court, Austria is now the first country to already ratify the agreement.

For the unitary patent to enter into force, 13 countries need to ratify, including Germany, France and the United Kingdom. 12 more countries to go!