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As we’ve noted before, the EU is in desperate need of a single patent – virtually overnight, such a patent would boost competitiveness and growth and attract innovation, not least by cutting costs for SMEs. It’s currently around 15 times more expensi…

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A two-speed EU patent

EU ministers and MEPs have done something very sensible: agreed on an EU-wide patent.According to the Commission, obtaining a patent protection for all member states in the EU is currently around 15 times more expensive than obtaining patent protectio…

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