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Continuity of services during corona crisis

First of all our thoughts are with the people and businesses in the Netherlands and abroad who are currently being affected by COVID-19. We assure you that Vriesendorp & Gaade has taken measures to ensure the continuity of our services during this... read more

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Germany puts a hold on Unitary Patent

On 20 March 2020, the German Federal Constitutional Court ruled against the approval of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPC). German approval was necessary for the Unitary patent to take effect. According to the court, approval of the Agreement... read more


United Kingdom backs out of Unitary Patent

Since the Brexit referendum of June 2016, there has been an extensive debate within the field of Intellectual Property whether the United Kingdom could still participate in the Unitary Patent post-Brexit, as the Unitary Patent would always be subject... read more

Post-Brexit IP: what to prepare for?

Post-Brexit IP: what to prepare for?

It has been almost a year since our last update on the politics surrounding the Unitary Patent. The situation remains unchanged. However, the Brexit seems to be nearing a critical stage. A potential 2020 Brexit may trigger a series of events in the near... read more

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