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UPC Preparatory Committee clarify effect of opt-out


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UPC Preparatory Committee clarification on effect of opt-out

The UPC Preparatory Committee has provided guidance on the opt-out and transitional period in relation to standard European patents.

30 June 2015

EPO endorses True Top 4 renewal fees proposal

The EPO has endorsed the True Top 4 proposal for unitary patent renewal fees.

30 June 2015

Commission fines 10 companies €115 million for retail food packaging cartels

The European Commission has fined eight manufacturers and two distributors of retail food packaging trays €115 million for a cluster of cartels.

26 June 2015

AGCM opens investigation into an alleged abuse of commercial power in the agro-food market

The Italian Competition Authority has launched an investigation into the alleged abuse of commercial power by Coop Italia and Centrale Adriatica.

26 June 2015

AGCM accepts remedies to solve competition issues in co-marketing agreement in the pharma sector

The Italian Competition Authority has accepted a remedy package to solve competition issues regarding alleged collusion in the tumour treatment market.

26 June 2015

ECJ holds Commission’s dawn raids on Deutsche Bahn partly illegal

The EU Court of Justice has ruled that Commission dawn raids at Deutsche Bahn were illegal as they were triggered by improperly discovered documents.

25 June 2015