A niche blog dedicated to the issues that arise when supplementary protection certificates (SPCs) extend patents beyond their normal life -- and to the respective positions of patent owners, investors, competitors and consumers. The blog also addresses wider issues that may be of interest or use to those involved in the extension of patent rights. You can email The SPC Blog here

Friday 23 September 2011

UK Patent Box cont...

Following on from our comments earlier in the year here, readers will be pleased to know that the second round of the UK Government's Patent Box proposal included SPCs as well as patent protection within its scope. The second round consultation has just ended (text here) and the next step is for draft legislation to be prepared.

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