• Patent applications published by the EPO exceed four million

    http://www.epo.org/news-events/news/2022/20220525.html Content reproduced from the Website of the European Patent Office as permitted by their terms of use. Milestone application features 4IR technology

     
  • EPO announces inaugural Young Inventors prize finalists

    http://www.epo.org/news-events/news/2022/20220524.html Content reproduced from the Website of the European Patent Office as permitted by their terms of use. Shortlist recognises problem-solving initiatives from inspiring innovators aged 30 and under

     
  • 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.