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European Patent Office
Conference centre - Auditorium / Entrance "Van Benthemlaan"
Patentlaan 3-9, EE 2288 Rijswijk
The Netherlands

We recommend to use public transport to get to the venue. Please note that there is no parking available on EPO premises - please use the parking facilities in the surrounding area (e.g. Tinbergenstraat, Van Benthemlaan).

How to get to the venue


Due to the ongoing construction work at the EPO's premises in Rijswijk (The Hague), participants are kindly asked to access the EPO building at the

Entrance "Van Benthemlaan" - Van Benthemlaan 16

The conference centre and the registration desk for the event are located on the 1st floor and can be accessed from this entrance. Please do not use the temporary "Main entrance" at Veraartlaan. You will be asked to identify yourself at the entrance. Please make sure to bring a picture ID with you. Signs are placed in and around the EPO building to guide visitors to the temporary entrance and the venue.

Registration deadline

13 May 2016

Event language



We are supporting the EPO's environmental policy, therefore we will not provide any presentation handouts. All event documentation will be made available in electronic form.

Organised by

European Patent Academy
European Patent Office
Bob-van-Benthem-Platz 1
80469 Munich
Tel. + 49 89 2399 5454

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