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.
The provision of software, consisting of a platform for annotating confidential and non-confidential patent documents, including the deployment, customisation, maintenance and the configuration of the licenced software. Provision of software for specific annotation purposes.
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.