Actus du 01 Février 2023 - source :

Tell us your views on the latest EPC and PCT-EPO Guidelines

Users have until 4 April 2023 to provide their input on the Guidelines published today. Read more

Actus du 25 Janvier 2023 - source :

Quantum computing technologies on the rise

New EPO study reveals strong increase in the number of inventions in the field of quantum computing. Read more

Actus du 24 Janvier 2023 - source :

Patent grants up 10% at IP5 offices in 2021

The world’s five largest intellectual property offices publish their latest statistics report. Read more

Actus du 23 Janvier 2023 - source :

Kids’ collaborative art competition

Opportunity for primary school children to express their dreams of a more sustainable world. Read more

Actus du 17 Janvier 2023 - source :

WIPO Invites Applicants for 2023 Global Awards Competition for SMEs

WIPO has opened the 2023 edition of its Global Awards program, seeking small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) candidates from around the world that use intellectual property (IP)-backed innovation and creativity in an exceptional manner to achieve business goals and improve society. Read more

Actus du 16 Janvier 2023 - source :

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the EPC

This year, the European Patent Office (EPO) celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the European patent system. Read more

Actus du 16 Janvier 2023 - source :

User consultation on the implementation of oral proceedings by videoconference (VICO) before the Boards of Appeal

Article 15a of the Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal Read more

Actus du 12 Janvier 2023 - source :

German Constitutional Court decision on EPO appeal system

The German Federal Constitutional Court has published a decision today confirming that the EPO’s appeal system provides independent and effective judicial relief, as required by the German constitution for courts of international organisations Read more

Actus du 10 Janvier 2023 - source :

Hydrogen patents shift towards clean technologies with Europe and Japan in the lead

Latest EPO-IEA report is the most comprehensive and up-to-date study of global trends in hydrogen technologies Read more

Actus du 09 Janvier 2023 - source :

EPO and Peru IP Office make their PPH fast-track programme permanent

Following a successful 3-year pilot, the Patent Prosecution Highway programme between the EPO and the National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Intellectual Property Protection (Peru) (INDECOPI) became permanent on 2 January 2023. Read more

Actus du 19 Décembre 2022 - source :

EPO President’s Mission to Africa

EPO delegation, led by President Campinos, undertakes a 10-day mission to Africa Read more