Manifestations

Meet our experts

BIOtech 2014
(stand 3-36)
14–16 May 2014, Tokyo/Japan

and

Bio International Convention
(stand 2321)
23–26 June 2014, San Diego/USA

and

TechConnect World Expo
(stand 311)
16-17 June 2014, Washington DC/USA
 

Trade fairs and congresses 2014

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Calendar of exhibitions and fairs in which the EPO will participate in 2014.

Dates Location Event

September

7 to 9 Vancouver, Canada IPO annual meeting
14 to 18 Toronto, Canada AIPPI World intellectual property congress

October

5 to 8 San Francisco, CA, US LES (USA & Canada) Annual Meeting
8 to 12 Frankfurt, Germany Frankfurt Bookfair
23 to 25 Washington DC, US AIPLA annual meeting

November

12 to 15 Düsseldorf, Germany Medica
24 to 25 Munich, Germany IP Service World
                                   

Past events 2014

Dates Location Event

January

29 to 31
Tokyo, Japan

nano tech 2014

Our presentation at nano tech 2014:

Patenting nanotechnology inventions in Europe  - Issues and developments

Venue: Main Theatre, East Exhibition Hall 5, Tokyo Big Sight, Japan
Date: 31 January 2014
Time: 10:30-11:15 am

The presentation of the EPO answers your questions on the application procedure, patent strategy, patent information and of course nanotechnology.

Meet our experts on stand 5N01 in East Hall 5.

Unable to make it to nano tech 2014? Simply e-mail your question to info@epo.org.

 

March

2 to 5 Berlin, Germany IPI ConfEx

Our presentation on Monday, 3 March, 15.45 – 16.15 hrs


European Patent Register Business Application Manager


How do you get reliable legal status information with a single click? Follow our live demonstration of this free of charge on-line service and don’t miss our


Workshop on Tuesday, 4 March, 13.30 – 15.40 hrs


Spotlight on ASEAN – Patent Information from South East Asian Countries


How can you search for prior art filed in Singapore? What does a Malaysian document look like?


Explore free online search tools and receive an overview on key features on Tuesday.


Furthermore you can meet our experts on the stand!


Venue: Hotel Palace Berlin


Unable to make it to IPI ConfEx 2014? Simply e-mail your question to info@epo.org.

10 to 14 Hanover, Germany

CeBIT

Exhibiting at CeBit - the event for computer and business experts - for the first time, the EPO will be tackling the questions: 

"Patents for software?"

and

"Open data and patents?"

If you want to learn how to protect innovations in the computer field and to discuss ideas behind open patent data, come and see our experts at stand B24 in Hall 9.

Do not miss the panel discussion:
"Protecting your innovations: patents and/or copyright?"

Wednesday 12 March, 16.30 to 17.15 hrs,
Power Stage - Hall 8

Venue: Hannover Messe

26 to 28 Vancouver, Canada

Globe 2014

Visit us on the EPO booth (Booth 1719) to learn more about patents and sustainable technologies, and come to our workshop:

"Using information from patents to help with business and policy decisions - trends and case studies for clean technology innovation"

Thursday, 27 March, 10.00 hours in the Trade Fair Presentation Theatre.

Venue: Vancouver  Convention Centre, Vancouver, Canada

Unable to make it to GLOBE  2014? Simply e-mail your question to info@epo.org.

April

3 to 4 The Hague, Netherlands Search Matters 2014
7 to 11 Seoul, Korea www2014

People often talk about software patents – what exactly do they mean?

Meet our experts on the stand and ask them directly!

Exhibition: 9-10 April 2014
Furthermore follow our industry track presentation on

Innovation and Intellectual Property in the field of Human Computer Interaction

Thursday, 10 April, 14.00 – 15.30 hrs

Venue: Coex Convention Centre Seoul / Korea

8 Seoul, Korea 

Patents for software?
Seminar, Renaissance Hotel, Seoul

A close look at European and Korean practice

Presentations:
Getting a European patent - Different routes to the same goal (PDF, 1.2 MB)
Daniel Shalloe, EPO

How to protect software with a patent at the European Patent Office (PDF, 551 KB)
Sabine Kruspig, EPO

Pitfalls when applying for a software patent in Europe - an applicant's view (PDF, 728 KB)
Claudia Schwarz, patent attorney & computer scientist, Stolmar & Partner

Software protection in Korea (presentation in Korean) (PDF, 940 KB)
Software protection in Korea (presentation in English) (PDF, 1 MB)
Jongmyun Kim, Korean patent attorney, Stolmar & Partner

26 April to 1 May Garden Grove, CA, US PIUG

May

14 to 16 Tokyo, Japan Bio Tech Japan
18 to 21 Moscow, Russia LES Moscow International Conference

Meet the EPO experts on their stand at the LESI 2014 exhibition and enjoy their workshop presentations on Wednesday 21 May 2014:

  • Licensing of Climate Change related Technologies to Developing Countries”, in workshop 15 “Green technologies”, from 13.30 to 15.00 hrs
  • Recent developments in European patent law”, in workshop 20 “Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court”, from 15.30 to 17.15 hrs

Venue: Congress Centre of WTC , Moscow, Russian Federation

June

3 to 5 Cologne, Germany Renewable Energy World Europe
5 to 6 Ilmenau, Germany 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:

  • 4 Juni, 14:30 Uhr (Workshop)
    Perlentauchen: Vom Nutzen patentstatistischer Auswertungen
  • 5 Juni, 9:30 Uhr (Vortrag)
    Mehr als Daten jagen und sammeln: Patentinformation in der vernetzten Welt
  • 6 Juni, 9:00 Uhr (Vortrag)
    Wege in der Nutzung von Rechtsstanddaten
9 to 13 Taormina, Italy ECMI
16 to 17 Washington DC, US

TechConnect World 2014


Meet our experts at TechConnect World 2014 on stand 311.
Representatives from the European Patent Office (EPO) will be present for the duration of the exhibition. Involved in nanotechnology and looking for advice on patents? Come and talk to our experts on stand 311.

Not to be missed!
Our IP session at the Gaylord Hotel Convention Center
Patenting high tech - Tools, trends and legal developments
Date: 16 June 2014
Time: 11.00 – 12.30 pm

Unable to make it to TechConnect World 2014? Simply e-mail your question to info@epo.org.
 

23 to 26 San Diego, CA, US BIO International Convention

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 2321 at BIO 2014 in San Diego

Don’t miss our mock oral proceedings!

Date: Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Time: 16.15 hrs

Venue: San Diego Convention Centre

Room: 23ABD

Session ID: 2442

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