Current Edition

The New Landscape for Patent Protection in Europe

Vicki Salmon at IP Asset LLP, last wrote about the proposals for a new patent landscape in Europe last year. The idea of a single patent covering nearly all countries in the European Union seems ideal.  However, industrial patent departments are not yet convinced that this is the right answer for their companies’ patent portfolios.  So will it be right for you?  This article will identify some of the complexities which lie beneath the surface