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Agreement on a Unified Patent Court

Agreement on a Unified Patent Court for disputes relating to European patents.

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Agreement on a Unified Patent Court

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Explanatory memorandum: Agreement on a Unified Patent Court

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A Unified Patent Court for the settlement of disputes relating to European patents and European patents with unitary effect is hereby established.

The Unified Patent Court shall be a court common to the Contracting Member States and thus subject to the same obligations under Union law as any national court of the Contracting Member States.

Published 12 August 2013