Annual report 2013

Highlights of 2013

The 40th anniversary of the signing of the treaty that created the EPO, progress on the unitary patent, the European Inventor Award ceremony 2013, and the decision on a new building for the EPO in The Hague were some of the highlights of the past year.

40 years teaser (JPG)

Celebrating 40 years of the European patent

A European success story for innovation

EIA teaser (JPG)

Putting inventors in the spotlight

European Inventor Award 2013

Unitary patent teaser (JPG)

Unitary patent on track

Significant progress towards improved patent protection in Europe

New building teaser (JPG)

A new building for the EPO in The Hague

A state-of-the-art building for the largest international organisation in the Netherlands

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