Commissioner Calls For European Patent Court

Law360, New York (September 11, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The European Union’s internal markets commissioner has pushed forward with plans to establish an inexpensive patent system for Europe.

Charlie McCreevy spoke Friday in Helsinki at a meeting of E.U. finance ministers. In a move to end a stalemate over the controversial matter, he said he endorsed the implementation of a single European patent court.

McCreevy said that he was committed to improving the patent system, and that changes would promote start-up businesses and generate jobs.

The commissioner threw his support to the establishment of a...
To view the full article, register now.

Law360 UK

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Legal News & Analysis

Financial Services Law360 UK and Insurance Law360 UK provide breaking news and in-depth analysis on U.K. and European Union regulation, enforcement, legislation, and litigation involving banks, investment firms, insurers, and more.