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Includes bibliographical references (pages 290-322) and index.
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Part I. New ways to achieve a uniform interpretation of European patent law and possible solutions to the problems related to them Specialised national patent courts Forum shopping related to patent litigation in Europe Conclusion in regard to the unification of interpretation and avoiding multiple litigation by way of specialised mational courts and forum shopping Combination of concentration of litigation at the national level and other measures Part 2. Proposals for a common patent court in Europe The European Patent Court based on the proposal of the Working Party on litigation of the European Patent Organization The patent court for Europe based on the proposals for an Agreement on the European and EU Patents Court (EEUPC) Summary and general conclusions.