Denmark votes ‘yes’ to joining the UPC
The Danish people voted in favour of joining the Unified Patent Court (UPC) in a public referendum held on 25 May 2014. In Denmark (which has an opt-out clause in relation to certain EU legislation), the referendum was necessary because an insufficient proportion of MPs in the Danish parliament supported proposals to join the UPC…
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