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The German Constitutional Court’s Decision – an Imminent Breakdown for a Unitary Patent in the EU? NIR2020W3

Europarätt | EU

On Friday the 20th of March a well anticipated decision of the Bundesverfassungsgericht, the German Federal Constitutional Court, 2 BvR 739/17 was finally publicised. The constitutional court upholds the complaint against the German Act of Approval of the Unified Patent Court and declares the act as void due to the fact that the German Federal Parliament passed the act unanimously with only 38 members present, not with the required two-thirds majority of the Bundestag.