• Users discuss updates for the Guidelines 2023

    http://www.epo.org/news-events/news/2022/20220520.html Content reproduced from the Website of the European Patent Office as permitted by their terms of use. SACEPO Working Party on Guidelines reviewed the results of the recent public user consultation

     
  • EPO- Ukrpatent meeting

    http://www.epo.org/news-events/news/2022/20220518.html Content reproduced from the Website of the European Patent Office as permitted by their terms of use. EPO President Antonio Campinos and Ukrpatent Director-General Andrew Kudin met in person.

     
  • European Inventor Award 2022 finalists announced

    http://www.epo.org/news-events/news/2022/20220517.html Content reproduced from the Website of the European Patent Office as permitted by their terms of use. Award highlights breakthroughs in cancer research, renewable energy, climate innovation, green industry, medical technology and manufacturing

     
  • Proposal on new European qualifying examination (EQE)

    http://www.epo.org/news-events/news/2022/20220513.html Content reproduced from the Website of the European Patent Office as permitted by their terms of use. EPO-epi working group sets out vision of a new, competence-based EQE

     
  • EPO and Peru’s INDECOPI sign two partnership agreements

    http://www.epo.org/news-events/news/2022/20220506.html Content reproduced from the Website of the European Patent Office as permitted by their terms of use. INDECOPI introduces Cooperative Patent Classification and becomes the fifth national office in Latin America to conclude a Reinforced Partnership with the EPO.

     
  • Unitary Patent secondary legislation

    http://www.epo.org/news-events/news/2022/20220429a.html Content reproduced from the Website of the European Patent Office as permitted by their terms of use. Consolidated version of the Rules relating to Unitary Patent Protection

     
  • Updated version of the Unitary Patent Guide available

    http://www.epo.org/news-events/news/2022/20220429b.html Content reproduced from the Website of the European Patent Office as permitted by their terms of use. The EPO today has published a fully updated edition of its “Unitary Patent Guide”.

     
  • EPO launches new Ombuds Office service

    http://www.epo.org/news-events/news/2022/20220429.html Content reproduced from the Website of the European Patent Office as permitted by their terms of use. As of today, a new Ombuds Service is available to support stakeholders who experience difficulties in their dealings with the EPO and who have exhausted the regular channels for resolution.

     
  • First EP validation & PCT e-fillings for NPOs

    http://www.epo.org/news-events/news/2022/20220413.html Content reproduced from the Website of the European Patent Office as permitted by their terms of use. On 6 April, the first online EP Validation request via the State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania was filed using the new Front Office filing software and a test of the... Continue reading

     
  • President Campinos meets with Director General of UKRPATENT, Andrew Kudin

    http://www.epo.org/news-events/news/2022/20220411.html Content reproduced from the Website of the European Patent Office as permitted by their terms of use. Heads of office discuss current solidarity measures, reinforced partnership and technical assistance