Trade fairs and congresses 2015

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Calendar of exhibitions and fairs in which the EPO will participate in 2015.

Dates Location Event


27 to 29 Chicago, IL, US

IPO annual meeting

Talk with the EPO's experts face to face on the stand, and find out all the latest news on the PCT, Global dossier and IP5 initiatives

Venue: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 151 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, USA


10 to 14 Rio de Janeiro, BR

AIPPI Annual Conf

Talk with the EPO’s experts face to face on the stand, and find out all the latest news on the PCT, Global dossier and IP5 initiatives

Venue: Windsor Barra Hotel & Congressos, Avenida Lúcio Costa 2.630 - Barra da Tijuca, 22620-172 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

14 to 18 Frankfurt, DE Frankfurt Bookfair

It’s all about data

Learn about our patent databases and how to search them

Stand F95 in Hall 4.2.

Our experts look forward to meeting you.

Also don’t miss our presentation "Patent information – and how to use it"

Venue: Halle 4.2., Hot Spot Stage Professional and Scientific Information

Date: 14.10.2015

Time: 15.00 to 16.00 hrs

22 to 24 Washington DC, US

AIPLA Annual Meeting

Talk with the EPO’s experts face to face on the stand, and find out all the latest news on the PCT, Global dossier and IP5 initiatives

Venue: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA

25 to 28 New York City, US LES US Canada Annual meeting


4 to 6
Tokyo, JP Patent Information Trade Fair & Conference
8 to 10  Tokyo, JP 

IPBC Asia 2015 

16 to 19 Düsseldorf, DE MEDICA


6 to 10 San Diego, US IEEE Globecom

Past events 2015

Dates Location Event


8 to 11 Rome, IT IPI ConfEx

How production of EP patent documents assures the best quality?

How the EPO is planning to improve the editorial procedures to maximise clarity in patent specifications? 

Get answers to these and more other questions during our presentation

"EP publications: under the bonnet" 

on Monday, 9 March, 11.50 - 12.20 hrs

Furthermore you can meet our experts on the stand!

Venue:  Crowne Plaza Rome St Peter's Hotel, Via Aurelia Antica 415, 00165 Rome, Italy

Unable to make it to IPI ConfEx 2015? Simply contact us with your question.

16 to 20 Hannover, DE CeBit

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

"Patents and Open Source – a changing landscape?"

Come and see our experts at stand B24 in Hall 9.

Also do not miss our panel discussion:

Monday 16 March, 16.00 to 16.45 hrs, Expert Stage - Hall 8

Venue: Hannover Messe

Want to visit our stand? Then send an email to to get your free ticket to CeBiT 2015.

23 to 25 Singapore, SG Bio Pharma Asia Convention

Thinking about going to a biopharma event in 2015 and interested in patents?

Then come to visit us on the EPO booth D12 at BioPharma Asia Convention 2015 in Singapore

The EPO experts' workshop
"Is your invention really new? The importance of a good patent search"
will answer your most burning questions on early certainty from search and the EPO's free patent databases. On Monday 23 March, from 9.00 to 12.30 hrs, Level 3 MR303

Not to be missed: the presentation
"Patent protection for personalised medicine in Europe using PCT procedure"
on Wednesday 25 March, from 11.30 to11.50 hrs, Seminar Theatre Two, Level 4 Hall 405

Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre

26 to 27 Singapore, SG Information Tools for IP & Intelligence Meeting 2015


12 to 15 Brussels, BE LESI
13 to 17 Cape Town, SA


Talk with the EPO’s experts face to face on the stand, and find out all the latest news on the PCT, Global dossier and IP5 initiatives

Venue: CTICC, Convention square, 1 lower long street, 8001 Cape Town, South Africa

30 April to 2 May Los Angeles, US

AIPLA Spring Meeting 2015

Meet the EPO’s experts at our booth at the AIPLA Spring Meeting to learn about options for PCT applicants and quality improvements to search and examination. Find out all the latest news on European unitary patent as it draws closer, and put your questions on the Federated Patent Register and Global Dossier, which bring together procedural information from multiple offices.

Don’t miss the “Latest developments at the EPO” presentation in the IP Practice in Europe Committee on 1 May from 3.30 to 5.30 pm


2 to 7 Lombard, IL, US PIUG

For patent information professionals, the EPO highlights at this year's PIUG conference include:
  • PATSTAT - the raw data for patent analysis
  • Global Dossier – bringing the IP5 file wrappers together in one place
  • Federated European Patent Register
  • The EPO as a PCT searching authority
  • Distance learning opportunities from the EPO
Don’t miss our
  • "EPO Roadshow: Intelligence from information" workshop on Saturday 2 May from 1.30 to 4.30 pm
  • “Latest features of the European patent register” webinar on Tuesday 5 May from 7.30 to 8.00 am, room Magnolia A
  • “How to educate distributed audiences” presentation on Wednesday 6 May from 1.50 to 2.10 pm
  • five-minute introduction to the new “Global dossier” service on Tuesday 5 May at 11.50 am
Any question to our experts? Come to the EPO stand at PIUG 2015.

Venue: Westin Lombard Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL 60148

13 to 15 Tokyo, JP Bio Tech Japan

Meet our experts on patents for biotechnology at our stand and get information on what the EPO can offer in the PCT procedure.

Get updates on:
  • recent developments
  • Global dossier – the IP5 file wrapper
  • Biotech patenting via the EPO
Not to be missed:
“Patenting personalised medicine in Europe via the PCT route” presentation on Thursday 14 May 2015 at 15.00 hrs

Come and visit our experts on stand 4-36 at Biotech Japan


10 to 12 Ilmenau, DE Patinfo

Unsere Experten auf dem EPA Stand freuen sich all Ihre Fragen zum Thema Patentinformation zu beantworten.

Auf keinen Fall dürfen Sie unsere Vorträge und unseren Workshop verpassen:

10 Juni, 14:30 Uhr (Workshop)
„EPA: Auf der Spur? Recherchemöglichkeiten asiatischer Rechtsstandinformation“

11 Juni, 9:30 Uhr (Vortrag)
Immer wieder neu und doch bekannt – wie das Einheitspatent und andere Entwicklungen unseren Blick auf Rechtsstanddaten ändern“

12 Juni, 11:00 Uhr (Vortrag)
„Der Nutzen von Rechtsstanddaten für die Analyse des Wettbewerbsumfelds“
14 to 16 San Francisco, US

IPBC Global

Talk with the EPO’s experts face to face on the stand, and find out all the latest news on the PCT, Global dossier and IP5 initiatives

Venue: San Francisco Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Don’t miss the panel discussion on IP market 2.0 on 16 June from 11.30 to 13.00 hrs 

15 to 18 Philadelphia, US BIO Int Conv

The EPO - your partner for quality international patent searches

Get information on our high quality international patent searches (PCT) and on our patent system for an evolving Biotech industry.

booth 3733 at BIO 2015 in Philadelphia

Join our session!

“Celebrating innovation – retelling the IP story of Crixivan, an award-winning life saver”

Tuesday, 16 June 2015
15.30 hrs
Pennsylvania Convention Centre
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