Wednesday, 5 November 2008

Judges to discuss Burdon Plan

This morning's IPKat post discusses the Burdon Plan, a set of suggestions laid down by patent litigator and PatLit team member Michael Burdon (right) for streamlining British patent litigation as well as making it cheaper. The 10-point plan which, is suggested, could run experimentally for a period of three years, includes capping of costs awards -- but not spending -- and fixing rigid but reasonable rules for timetabling, submission of evidence and so on. This weblog will bring news of further developments, if any ...

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