House of Lords committee seeks clarity on government’s position on UPC


The UK parliament’s House of Lords EU Justice Sub-Committee has reported today that its Chair, Lord Morris of Aberavon, has written to the IP Minister, Amanda Solloway, asking whether she can confirm recent media reports that the “UK will not be seeking involvement” in the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and unitary patent. The letter was written yesterday, following the Sub-Committee’s meeting in the morning – see House of Lords committee examines effect of UK not participating in UPC.  The Sub-Committee notes that the government has not yet made an official statement on its position.

Richard Pinckney


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