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Patent ‘secret commissions’ group claim set for trial

January 22, 2024 by CORLA

Allegations that intellectual property law firms earn millions of pounds a year in commissions secretly paid by patent renewal businesses are to be tested in a group claim following a Court of Appeal decision.

David Greene, co-president of the Collective Redress Lawyers Association, said that in upholding a High Court decision to allow the claim to proceed as a representative action, ’the Court of Appeal has provided very helpful clarity in an important developing area of law’.

For the full article written by Michael Cross and published by The Law Society Gazette on 22 January 2024, click here.

Published on January 22, 2024 by CORLA

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