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Video Games and patents in Europe: a brief overview of the current situatio

Written by Jean-François ADAM

Video Games and patents in Europe: a brief overview of the current situation

The revenues generated by the video game industry each year amount to several tens of billions of dollars, have been steadily increasing over the past years, and are expected to keep on increasing in the foreseeable future.

First contacts with the UPC: Waiving jurisdiction of the UPC

By Geoffroy Cousin

The Agreement on the Unified Patent Court (AUPC) and the European Patent with Unitary Effect (EPUE) were announced in 2012. After the initial surprise, interest in the new system has weakened during the long process of ratification of AUPC.