Events

PCT at the EPO


Conference for patent professionals and industry

1-2 October 2014
EPO The Hague, Netherlands

The EPO is organising an in-house conference for patent attorneys and IP professionals from industry in Europe and elsewhere interested in filing PCT applications with the EPO.

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EPO decisions and notices

Receiving Office: Means of filing and requirements

Notice from the European Patent Office concerning the requirements to be observed when filing an international application with the EPO as PCT receiving Office
(OJ EPO 2014, A33)

Notice from the European Patent Office dated 17 April 2014 concerning the online filing of subsequently filed documents under the PCT
(OJ EPO 2014, A50) 

Representation

Language

Time limits and official holidays

Priority

Unity

Sequence listings and biological material

Notice from the European Patent Office dated 18 October 2013 concerning the filing of sequence listings
(OJ EPO 2013, 542)

Chapter I: International Search

  • Notice from the European Patent Office dated 1 March 2011 concerning informal clarification by the EPO acting as ISA
    (OJ EPO, 2011, 327)

Supplementary International Search and international-type searches

Chapter II: International Preliminary Examination

Notice from the European Patent Office dated 13 June 2014 concerning the online filing of the demand under PCT Chapter II
(OJ EPO 2014 A71)

Entry into the European phase

Other

Patent Prosecution Highway pilot programme between the IP5 Offices based on PCT and national work products
(OJ EPO 2014, A8) 

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