Consultation and public hearing on future patent policy in Europe

The Directorate General for Internal Market and Services consulted stakeholders on their needs in relation to the legal framework and possible actions in the field of industrial property.

Views were sought on the patent system in Europe, and what changes if any are needed to improve innovation and competitiveness, growth and employment in the knowledge-based economy.

The deadline for comments was 12 April 2006.


Last update: 29-04-2014