IIC - International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law

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List of Papers (Total 202)

A Unitary Patent for a (Dis)United Europe: The Long Shadow of History

This article retraces the history of patent harmonization in Europe and reviews the European Union “patent package” and its approval by the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the light of this history. The article draws on archived and hitherto unused confidential documents to retrace the key institutions and players in the origins and evolution of the ...