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Actus du 03 Décembre 2021 - source : www.epo.org

Austria finalises parliamentary ratification procedure concerning the Protocol to the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court on provisional application

Austrian Parliament successfully completed the ratification of the PPA Read more

Actus du 03 Décembre 2021 - source : www.epo.org

EPO marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities

While the Office’s commitment to inclusion is geared toward creating a workplace where everyone feels welcomed and respected, our staff’s commitment to excellence helps foster innovation that can transform the lives of people living with disabilities worldwide. Read more

Actus du 30 Novembre 2021 - source : www.epo.org

EPO remains the "gold standard" for patent quality

Once again, users have voted the EPO number one among the world’s five largest patent offices for the quality of its patents and services in the latest benchmarking survey by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM). Read more

Actus du 30 Novembre 2021 - source : www.epo.org

EPO adopts more stringent measures to respond to intensified corona crisis

Information for customers, external partners and visitors to the EPO Read more

Actus du 30 Novembre 2021 - source : www.epo.org

Two thirds of users rate videoconferencing for oral proceedings in opposition positively

Response to user survey provides clear next steps as pilot project extended Read more

Actus du 26 Novembre 2021 - source : www.epo.org

EPO launches major patent training initiative together with the national IP offices of Portugal and Brazil

More than 130 participants from six countries attend three-day event on patents. Read more

Actus du 24 Novembre 2021 - source : www.epo.org

EPO extends pilot for oral proceedings in opposition by videoconference to 31 May 2022

Further extension of the pilot is necessary in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, travel restrictions and preventive health measures limiting the parties’ possibilities to attend oral proceedings on EPO premises Read more

Actus du 23 Novembre 2021 - source : www.epo.org

High-growth technology business forum: Build-to-sell

Expert panel explores the importance of patents when building a company from scratch, all the way through to successfully selling your enterprise. Read more

Actus du 18 Novembre 2021 - source : www.epo.org

EPO and Saudi Arabia sign Reinforced Partnership agreement

EPO’s tenth agreement expands network and aims to boost IP development Read more

Actus du 12 Novembre 2021 - source : www.epo.org

Users assess common approach on Office practice for adapting the description at grant

Dedicated workshop with three SACEPO Working Parties and experts paves way to harmonisation of EPO practice. Read more

Actus du 12 Novembre 2021 - source : www.epo.org

EPO President meets the new Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office

Today, EPO President António Campinos met online with Mr Kiyoshi Mori, the new Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office (JPO). Read more