Trade fairs and congresses 2016

Calendar of exhibitions and fairs in which the EPO will participate in 2016.

Dates Location Event


28 Feb to 2 March Munich, DE

IPI ConfEx

How strong will be the impact of the unitary patent on patent information?

Will the unitary patent register be part of the European Patent Register?

These questions and more will be discussed during our
presentation “European Patent Register – The impact of the unitary patent and other developments” on Monday, 29 February, 10.15 – 10.55 hrs.

Interested in analysing patent data from a statistical perspective? Then make sure you don't miss our presentation on our new PATSTAT Online tool on Tuesday, 1 March, 11.20 – 11.50 hrs.

EPO experts will be on our stand throughout IPI-Confex!

Venue: Hilton Munich Park          
            Am Tucherpark 7
            80538 Munich


14 to 18 Hannover, DE


Exhibiting at CeBIT – the event for computer and business experts. The EPO will be tackling the topic:

"Is software patentable in Europe?”

Come and see our experts at stand D27 in Hall 6. Also do not miss our workshop on
Wednesday 16 March, 10.30 to 11.30 hrs
Expert Stage – Hall 8

Venue: Hannover Messe

23 to 24 Singapore, SG Bio Pharma Asia Convention


18 to 20 Minneapolis, MN, US AIPLA Spring Meeting
11 to 13 Tokyo, JP Bio Tech Japan
21 to 26 Vancouver, WA, US PIUG
23 to 27 Kuala Lumpur, MY ICC


8 to 10  Ilmenau, DE Patinfo
6 to 9 San Francisco, US BIO Int Conv
18 to 22 Montréal, CA EVS29


11 to 13 New York, US IPO annual meeting
16 to 20 Milan, IT AIPPI Annual Conf


5 to 8 St Petersburg, RU FICPI Forum
23 to 26 Vancouver, CA LES US Canada Annual meeting
27 to 29 Washington DC, US AIPLA Annual Meeting


  Tokyo, JP Patent Info Fair
21 to 22    IP Service World
14 to 17 Düsseldorf, DE MEDICA


4 to 8 Washington DC, US
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