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EU to adopt unified patent court system

24 of the EU’s 27 member states signed the agreement last month

European Union (EU) member states have agreed to the creation of a new Unified Patent Court, whose judgments will apply to all signatory countries, not just individual nations.

Twenty-four of the EU’s 27 member states signed on to the agreement on Feb. 19 in Brussels—with Poland, Bulgaria and Spain as the only holdouts.

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