Programme

Monday, 20 April 2015

17.00 - 19.00 hrs

Welcome drink in the information and networking area


Registration

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

08.00 - 09.00 hrs

Registration

09.00 hrs

Official opening

hosted by Richard Flammer, Principal Director Patent Information and European Patent Academy, European Patent Office

Welcome by Benoît Battistelli, President of the European Patent Office

Keynote speech

In-house vs. outsourcing - the view point of a user concerning IP service providers

Ingrid Baele, General Manager Business Management Office

Intellectual Property & Standards, Philips Group Innovation

Presentation (PDF, 350 KB)


The EPO PATLIB survey 2014 - results and conclusions

Heidrun Krestel, European Patent Office

Presentation (PDF, 1.5 MB)

10.15 - 10.45 hrs

Coffee break and networking opportunity

10.45 - 12.15 hrs

Unitary patent and unified patent court - update
Eskil Waage, European Patent Office

Presentation (PDF, 1.3 MB)


When to stop a search

Sabine Kruspig, Director, European Patent Office

Presentation (PDF, 1.6 MB)


Searching in non-patent literature
Stephen Adams, Magister Ltd.

Presentation (PDF, 1.2 MB)

12.15 - 13.15 hrs

Lunch

13.15 - 14.45 hrs

In parallel: six breakout sessions (90 minutes each)

Beginners' level

A1. Basics on patent information
Nigel Clarke

Room 106


A2. Legal status databases for patents, trade marks and designs
Sofie Leplae, European Patent Office
Stephen Adams, Magister Ltd

Presentation (PDF, 4.3 MB)

Room 109


Advanced level

A3. Patent systems in IP5 and PCT - filing strategies for applicants
Irene Schellner, European Patent Office
Christof Mathoi, European Patent Office
David Molnia, Patent attorney, Dörries Frank-Molnia & Pohlman
Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB 

Presentation (PDF, 3.3 MB)

Presentation (PDF, 2.1 MB)

Room 107

A4. CPC - project update and classification procedures at the EPO

Frédéric Lequeux, European Patent Office

Presentation (PDF, 6.5 MB)

Room 108

A5. Search reports - adding value for the customer
Christian Soltmann, European Patent Office

Theodor Nyfeler, Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property

Steffi Jann, WTSH

Presentation (PDF, 1.4 MB)

Room 131

A6. How to bring university inventions to the market
Gillian McFadzean, Helix Advisory Services Ltd.

Carlos Serpa Soares, LaserLeap Technologies

Presentation (PDF, 1 MB)

Presentation (PDF, 17 MB)

Room 103

14.45 - 15.15 hrs

Coffee break and networking opportunity

15.15 - 16.45 hrs

In parallel: six breakout sessions (90 minutes each)

Beginners' level

B1. Patent documentation: standards, comparison of tools, information sources
Sofie Leplae, European Patent Office
Stephen Adams, Magister Ltd.

Presentation (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Room 108

B2. EPO search tools - Espacenet and GPI
Nigel Clarke, European Patent Office
Björn Jürgens, Agency of Innovation and Development of Andalusia IDEA

Presentation (PDF, 7.3 MB)

Room 106

Advanced level

B3. Combining patent with other data
Ilja Rudyk, European Patent Office
Michal Kazimierczak, Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM)
Irini Efthimiadou, British Library

Presentation (PDF, 6.4 MB)

Presentation (PDF, 1.4 MB)

Room 103

B4. International patent information - overview and focus on Asia, including translation tools
Irene Schellner, European Patent Office
Barnaby Hoyal, European Patent Office

Presentation (PDF, 4.9 MB)

Room 109

B5. Oral proceedings relating to examination proceedings before the EPO - a demo

Alexander Gardiner, European Patent Office 

Presentation (PDF, 2.3 MB)

Room 107

B6. Search reports - adding value for the customer
Christian Soltmann, European Patent Office
Theodor Nyfeler, Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property
Steffi Jann, WTSH

Presentation (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Room 131

18.00 hrs

Evening event

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

09.00 - 10.30 hrs

In parallel: six breakout sessions (90 minutes each)

Beginners' level

C1. Legal status databases for patents, trade marks and designs
Sofie Leplae, European Patent Office
Stephen Adams, Magister Ltd

Presentation (PDF, 4.3 MB)


Room 109

C2. How to set up and maintain monitoring profiles on technical trends, competitors and legal information

Patrick Le Gonidec, European Patent Office
Rudolf Nickels, Technical University Darmstadt

Presentation (PDF, 1.6 MB)

Room 107

Advanced level

C3. EPO search tools - Global dossier and Common Citation Document
Nigel Clarke, European Patent Office
Room 106

C4. Search strategies in the field of business methods
Sabine Kruspig, Director, European Patent Office

Presentation (PDF, 3.8 MB)

Room 108

C5. Help tools for patent information centres - presentation and discussion round
Lisa McDonald, European Patent Office

Presentation (PDF, 8 MB)

Room 131

C6. IP valuation: comparison of tools and best practices
Roland Gissler, Questel
Dierk-Oliver Kiehne, IPR-Systems
Nils Omland, PatentSight GmbH
Peter Pawlek, Austria Wirtschaftsservice
Room 103

10.30 - 11.00 hrs

Coffee break and networking opportunity

11.00 - 12.30 hrs

In parallel: six breakout sessions (90 minutes each)

Beginners' level

D1. How to set up and maintain monitoring profiles on technical trends, competitors and legal information
Patrick Le Gonidec, European Patent Office

Rudolf Nickels, Technical University Darmstadt

Presentation (PDF, 1.6 MB)

Room 107

D2. EPO search tools - Espacenet and GPI
Nigel Clarke, European Patent Office
Björn Jürgens, Agency of Innovation and Development of Andalusia IDEA

Presentation (PDF, 7.3 MB)

Room 106

Advanced level

D3. Classroom training vs. e-learning - case studies
Hana Churackova, IPO of the Czech Republic
Alejandro Flores-Jiménez, European Patent Office

Presentation (PDF, 12.8 MB)

Presentation (PDF, 2.5 MB)

Room 108

D4. IP valuation: comparison of tools and best practices
Roland Gissler, Questel
Dierk-Oliver Kiehne, IPR-Systems
Nils Omland, PatentSight GmbH
Peter Pawlek, Austria Wirtschaftsservice 
Room 103

D5. Trade marks and designs: classification schemes and search
Belkis Fava, WIPO

Presentation (PDF, 3.9 MB)

Room 109

D6. Help tools for patent information centres - presentation and discussion round
Lisa McDonald, European Patent Office 

Presentation (PDF, 8 MB)

Room 131

12.45 - 13.45 hrs

Lunch (cantine)

13.45 - 15.00 hrs

Preparing patent maps and statistics and communicating them to your customers

Matthieu Azzopardi, INPI France

Presentation (PDF, 2.2 MB)



Social media - successful concepts for PATLIBs

Nigel Spencer, British Library

Presentation (PDF, 9.9 MB)



Outlook on the EPO's activities related to PATLIB centres

Heiko Wongel, Director, European Patent Office

Presentation (PDF, 1.1 MB)



15.00 hrs

End of the conference

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