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As the patent office for Europe, we support innovation, competitiveness and economic growth across Europe through our commitment to high quality and efficient services delivered under the European Patent Convention.

Jobs

Patent examiners work at the forefront of technology, dealing on a daily basis with the latest and most challenging technical innovations.

Tenders

Published notice: Open invitation to tender no. 1736 (D - Munich)

On-site support services with regard to the file stores at the European Patent Office in Munich

Boards of appeal

Although part of the EPO, the boards of appeal are independent from the Office in their decisions and are bound only by the European Patent Convention. The boards deal with appeals relating to the granting of and opposition to European patents.

Annual reports and statistics

Read the latest facts, figures and statistics on European patents.

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