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Commission proposes unitary patent protection to boost research and innovation Publicado em: 14/04/2011

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The European Commission has tabled two legislative proposals, under enhanced cooperation, that will radically reduce the cost of patents in Europe by up to 80%. This will allow any company or individual to protect their inventions through a single European patent which is valid in 25 Member States. The current European patent system, in particular in the phase after granting a patent, is very expensive and complex.