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Purchase of around 500 height-adjustable desks and 800 mobile drawer pedestals
Replacement and/or upgrading of the current Access Control Systems (ACS) in the EPO offices in Munich, The Hague, Berlin and Vienna.
Replacement and/or upgrading the current Card Management Software system (CMS) for the EPO offices in Munich, The Hague, Berlin and Vienna.
Production of the European Patent Bulletin and its delivery to the European Patent Office
The latest facts, figures and highlights from the EPO together with an archive of past reports.
Although part of the EPO, the boards of appeal are independent from the Office in their decisions and are bound only by the EPC. The boards deal with appeals relating to the granting of and opposition to European patents.