International Patent Licensing Agreements and Conflict of Laws

Modiano, Giovanna | January 1, 1980

The choice of law rules applicable to disputes involving patent li- censing agreements was a subject that attracted considerable interest among prominent legal scholars in the 1950’s.’ During the following decade the attention of European scholars concerned with patent li- censing shifted to more substantive issues.2 In recent years, however, an interest in choice of law problems relating to patent licensing agree- ments has been revived.