Patent Information Conference 2012

An event for patent information professionals

Poster (JPG)EPO Patent Information Conference, 6-8 November, Hamburg, Germany

"Many actors of the patent system focus their attention on the patent granting process. At the EPO, however, we treat patent information with an equal level of priority"
EPO President, Benoît Battistelli, at the opening of the Patent Information Conference on 6 October 2012.

On the programme in 2012

  • the new Co-operative Patent Classification scheme from the EPO and USPTO
  • legal status data and changing patent law
  • discussion rounds on machine translation, citations, legal status, classification and open data
  • news on the latest development in German patent information
  • presentations on what makes patent searching a professional activity
  • and much more

EPO Patent Information Conference 2013

The EPO Patent Information Conference 2013 will take place in Bologna, Italy from 22 to 24 October 2013. It will be organised in co-operation with the Italian Patent and Trademark Office.

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Previous events

Patent information Conference 2011
Patent information Conference 2010

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