Brexit: Will It Stop the European Unitary Patent Before It Starts?


Boris Uphoff and Laura Morelli wrote this bylined article on the substantial impact that the Brexit vote will have on the new European Unitary Patent. “As a non-member of the EU, the UK will not be able to further participate in the Unitary Patent,” the authors wrote. ”Without the UK, with its market size and its reputation for patent litigation, the Unitary Patent will lose substantial value.”

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