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Actus du 16 Juillet 2019 - source : www.epo.org

2018 Social Report: key indicators of an attractive, modern and diverse organisation

The EPO published its Social Report 2018, which offers a comprehensive overview of staff and working conditions at the Office. Read more

Actus du 16 Juillet 2019 - source : www.epo.org

EPO hosts annual meeting of Ethics Network of Multilateral Organisations

The EPO hosted the 11th annual meeting of the Ethics Network of Multilateral Organisations (ENMO) last week (9-12 July) at its headquarters in Munich, bringing together senior ethics officers from 37 multilateral intergovernmental institutions. Read more

Actus du 12 Juillet 2019 - source : www.epo.org

EPO engages young leaders on current youth issues

The EPO yesterday partnered with TEDxYouth@München and engaged in dialogue with young opinion leaders. Read more

Actus du 09 Juillet 2019 - source : www.epo.org

Transparency on quality of products and services: EPO publishes Quality Report 2018

The 2018 edition delves deeper into the patent grant process, describing the checks and safeguards that are in place at each phase of the procedure at the Office. Read more

Actus du 02 Juillet 2019 - source : www.wipo.int

Brazil Joins WIPO’s International Trademark System: Major New Benefits for Brand Owners in Brazil and Around the World

Actus du 02 Juillet 2019 - source : www.epo.org

EPO and INPI Argentina sign first Reinforced Partnership Agreement in Latin America

The European Patent Office (EPO) and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Argentina (INPI) are stepping up their cooperation. Read more

Actus du 01 Juillet 2019 - source : www.epo.org

EPO extends Patent Prosecution Highway pilot programme with IP Australia

With effect from 1 July 2019, the European Patent Office (EPO) will be extending its PPH pilot programme with IP Australia, thus enabling applicants at both offices to continue obtaining patents more quickly and efficiently. Read more

Actus du 01 Juillet 2019 - source : www.epo.org

EPO launches reinforced partnership with Ethiopia

Following the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding on Reinforced Partnership with Ethiopia in April of this year, EPO President António Campinos and the Director-General of the Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO), Ermias Yemanebirhan, signed their first Biennial Work Plan for 2019-21 on the occasion of a visit by a high-level Ethiopian delegation to Munich last week. Read more

Actus du 27 Juin 2019 - source : www.epo.org

A vision of sustainability: European Patent Office publishes Strategic Plan 2023

The European Patent Office has published its Strategic Plan (SP2023) outlining its vision for the years ahead. The EPO’s Strategic Plan (SP2023), unanimously adopted by its Administrative Council, focuses on achieving five goals that will ensure the EPO is capable of delivering excellence to all its stakeholders Read more

Actus du 20 Juin 2019 - source : www.epo.org

European Patent Office honours exceptional inventors from Austria, France, Japan, the Netherlands and Spain with European Inventor Award 2019

The European Patent Office (EPO) today honoured exceptional inventors from Austria, France, Japan, the Netherlands and Spain with the European Inventor Award 2019 at a ceremony in Vienna. Read more

Actus du 18 Juin 2019 - source : www.epo.org

European Inventor Award 2019: Watch the award ceremony broadcast live from Vienna

The winners of the European Inventor Award 2019 will be announced later this week (20 June) when the EPO and IP community come together to celebrate the spirit of innovation at a ceremony in Vienna. Read more