The Opinions of the Advocate General on the Spanish Challenges to the Unitary Patent have been Delayed

24 October 2014

Spain has brought actions before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) (Cases C-146/13 and C-147/13) against Regulations 1257/2012 implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection (OJ 2012, L 361/1) and 1260/2012 on the applicable translation arrangements.  The Opinions of the Advocate General of the CJEU in connection with these two cases were expected to be published on 21 October 2014.  They have now been delayed until 18 November 2014.  More details can be found here.

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