EC: Public consultation on compulsory licensing of patents

Date : 07/07/2022 – Source : Commission européenne – Lien

The European Commission launched a public consultation a public consultation on compulsory licensing of patents, inviting interested parties to express their views on the topic.

In particular, the Commission looks for suggestions on how to build a more efficient and coordinated compulsory licensing scheme in the EU, reduce current fragmentation and improve the Europe’s resilience in managing crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic. The consultation also gathers views on improving harmonisation, coordination between EU Member States and coordination with the Commission.
Furthermore, the consultation gathers views to assess the procedure for granting compulsory licences of patents relating to the manufacture of pharmaceutical products for export purposes to non-EU countries, as regulated by the Regulation 816/2006 on compulsory licensing of patents relating. …

Closing date: 29/09/2022

More information and how to contribute to the public consultation on the European Commission website.


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