Business views on the unitary patent system

As part of Pinsent Masons' on-going activity for our changing face of European patent litigation campaign, we are carrying out a short survey to gauge business views on the unitary patent system - the findings of which will be published with our insights at www.eupatentsmatter.com. We would really appreciate it if you could take 2 minutes to complete the survey.

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* 1. What's your job?

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* 2. What sector does your business operate in primarily?

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* 3. How many patents are there in your European patent portfolio?

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* 4. How many instances of patent litigation has your business been involved in, anywhere in the world, during the past 5 years?

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* 5. How many instances of patent litigation has your business been involved in, anywhere in Europe, during the past 5 years?

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* 6. On the information you have at present, is your business interested in registering unitary patents, when these come into effect?

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* 7. If your business currently owns European patents (i.e. patents registered under the European Patent Convention), is your business likely to opt these patents out of the Unified Patent Court?

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* 8. Is your business more likely to litigate in the Unified Patent Court than it is before national patent courts?

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* 9. Are you likely to litigate in the Unified Patent Court with the aim of developing the case law that is important to your business?

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