Undertaking to take licence in infringement proceedingsE+W+S+N.I.
12(1)Section 46 of the Patents Act 1977 (licences of right) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)In subsection (3)(c) (undertaking to take licence in infringement proceedings) after the words “(otherwise than by the importation of any article” insert “from a country which is not a member State of the European Economic Community”.
(3)After subsection (3) insert—
“(3A)An undertaking under subsection (3)(c) above may be given at any time before final order in the proceedings, without any admission of liability.”.