Over the last year or so we have seen a great number of developments towards a unitary European patent right. One of the main stumbling blocks has been the need for a new central European court system competent to rule on patent infringement and validity issues. On 29th June 2012 the European Council published its […]
Insights: July 2012
On 5th July 2012, Advocate-General Sharpston issued her opinion in Case C-149/11 Leno Merken v Hagelkruis Beheer B.V. (the “ONEL” case) – a reference by the Regional Court of Appeal in The Hague to the CJEU concerning whether use of a CTM which has been on the register for 5 years in one EU Member […]
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