IP Boutiques Eye European Market

Law360, New York (October 11, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The head of Europe’s patent office has maintained that a single court patent system in Europe will debut in less than two years, which could pave the way for U.S.-based intellectual property firms to enter the region and compete in the new jurisdiction.

Just last month, Alain Pompidou, the president of the European Patent Office, commented that he expected a European patent court to be up and running in mid-2008. He has encouraged the European Parliament to get behind the single court system that would put...
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