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  • 2018
    December 2018
    Latvia (11 January) and the United Kingdom (24 April) have ratified the EU Patent Convention in 2018.
  • 2017
    December 2017
    Italy (February 10), Estonia (August 1) and Lithuania (August 24) have ratified the EU Patent Convention in 2017.
  • 2016
    December 2016
    Finland (January 19), Bulgaria (June 3) and the Netherlands (September 14) have ratified the EU Patent Convention in 2016.
  • 2015
    December 2015
    Luxembourg (22 May) and Portugal (28 August) have ratified the EU Patent Convention in 2015.
  • 2014
    December 2014
    France (March 14), Sweden (June 5), Belgium (June 6), Denmark (June 20) and Malta (December 9) have ratified the EU Patent Convention in 2014.
  • 2013
    August 6, 2013
    Austria is the first country to ratify the agreement on the EU Patent Press Release of the Austrian Foreign Ministry.

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