Skip to main content

Patent Licence Agreements

Volume 975: debated on Monday 10 December 1979

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will make a statement of Government policy towards the EEC fourth draft proposal to exempt patent licence agreements from article 85 of the Treaty of Rome forbidding restrictive agreements.

[pursuant to her reply, 7 December 1979, c. 412…: I am aware that the Commission's proposals have aroused considerable concern. I am watching developments closely but it would be premature to make a statement at this stage.