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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-02more like thismore than 2016-12-02
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Unified Patent Court more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what due consideration was given to alternatives to the Unified Patent Court before the announcement of the proposed ratification of the UK's membership of the Unified Patent Court. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clacton remove filter
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Mr Douglas Carswell more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-12-19more like thismore than 2016-12-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government considered its announcement to become a signatory of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court very carefully, in the light of the benefit to business in being able to protect their patent rights across Europe in a more streamlined way and the value of having a division of the court in London.</p><p> </p><p>The announcement should not be seen as pre-empting the UK’s objective in the forthcoming negotiations with the EU and is without prejudice to the UK’s future position on the jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union on the UK has left the EU. The Unified Patent Court is established by a non-EU Intergovernmental Agreement which is currently only open to EU member states.</p><p> </p><p>The announcement demonstrates that the UK will continue our approach of constructive engagement as long as we remain a member of the EU.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Orpington more like this
star this property answering member printed Joseph Johnson more like this
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less than 2016-12-19T16:02:59.543Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-19T16:02:59.543Z
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star this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Orpington remove filter
star this property answering member printed Joseph Johnson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Douglas Carswell more like this