EU seeks to break patent translation deadlock
Jul 6, 2010
The following article has been published at Euractiv on 02 July 2010 and updated on 05 July 2010.
Innovative companies could see a dramatic reduction in the cost of patenting new inventions, if a controversial European Commission plan is adopted by EU governments. The new rules could pave the way for a single European patent to be issued in one of just three languages – English, French or German.