releases its opinion on the EU-Councils proposal for a new patent court system in EU.
As we heard in rumors earlier, the court and its general advocate finds patent granting too isolated from EU-law and oversight. Hear-Hear!
I'd say its a win for FFII:s fight against an independent EPO-patent granting machine. IPjur and ipkitten comments.
Now we have to watch how the EU-Council will try to circumvent this statement. They apparently kept this document from the public since May.
Ugly EU-Council politics is trying to give the EPO immunity in patent granting on abstract matters. That would be a big disaster for EU-innovation.