A Common European Patent Will Speed Up EU innovation

ID

265549

SHOOT DATE

11 Dec 2012

SHOOT LOCATION

Brussels, Belgium

PRODUCTION COMPANY

EPP TV

DESCRIPTION
Edited Package
SHOTLIST
In a breakthrough to a 30-year deadlock, the European Parliament approved a common European patent procedure that will drastically cut costs for innovative firms and boost competitiveness in Europe's single market. The procedures include a Unified Patent Court (UPC) to speed litigation, written by EPP Group MEP Klaus-Heiner Lehne, and translation rules, written by EPP Group MEP Raffaele Baldassarre.
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  • Ioannis Zografos
    EPP TV Managing Producer
    Belgium
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