22nd Oct 2016


Denmark joins EU patent court

Denmark will join the EU patent court following approval by referendum on Sunday. A majority of 33.7% voted yes, 20.2% no, while 1.9% were blank votes and 44.2% abstained. Agreement on the Unified Patent Court was signed in 2013 by 25 states, not including Poland, Spain and Denmark.

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