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

EPO welcomes 750 visitors during Netherlands’ national heritage days

The EPO welcomed 750 visitors to its new premises in Rijswijk last weekend as part of the Netherlands' national heritage days (Open Monumentendag). Read more

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

EPO and USPTO heads meet in Munich

The heads of office spoke about their respective strategic plans and also addressed the rising importance of artificial intelligence, both in the patent granting process and as the subject-matter of patent applications, in addition to developments related to the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court. Read more

Actus du 13 Septembre 2019 - source : www.epo.org

Heads of UKIPO, EPO and USPTO discuss global patent system with users at patents showcase event in London

The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) Chief Executive Tim Moss hosted Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Andrei Iancu and European Patent Office President António Campinos at a patent showcase event in London on 13 September. Read more

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

EPO meets with users and IP offices in Sweden, Finland and Denmark

Led by President António Campinos, an EPO delegation which included Nellie Simon, Vice-President Corporate Services, and Christoph Ernst, Vice-President for Legal and International Affairs, visited Sweden, Finland and Denmark. Read more

Actus du 03 Septembre 2019 - source : www.epo.org

Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal related to the patentability of computer-implemented simulations

The President of the EPO has filed his comments in the matter of the referral G 1/19 (“Patentability of computer-implemented simulations”) to the Enlarged Board of Appeal Read more

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

Cashless payment at EPO canteens and cafeterias

During the month of August, all EPO canteens and cafeterias are turning into cashless premises. Read more

Actus du 24 Juillet 2019 - source : www.epo.org

Munich technology neighbours European Patent Office and Deutsches Museum strengthen partnership

This step enhances relations between the two technology organisations, and is also an invitation to other local institutions as well as Bavarian stakeholders to engage in an inspiring exchange on innovation. Read more

Actus du 23 Juillet 2019 - source : www.epo.org

EPO publishes latest Environmental Report 2018

The EPO has published its Environmental Report 2018 which presents the environmental impact of the EPO's operations data across all locations in Berlin, Munich, The Hague and Vienna in 2018 and compares the results with those achieved in 2017. Read more

Actus du 22 Juillet 2019 - source : www.epo.org

EPO and INPI Brazil to further enhance their co-operation

The European Patent Office (EPO) and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Brazil (INPI) have agreed to work towards enhancing their co-operation. Read more

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