EPA und IP Australia unterzeichnen Memorandum of Understanding über die zweiseitige Zusammenarbeit

Das EPA und IP Australia haben ein Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) über die zweiseitige Zusammenarbeit unterzeichnet.

EPO and USPTO renew their commitment to joint classification scheme

President Benoît Battistelli of the European Patent Office (EPO) and Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO, Michelle Lee renewed their commitment on the Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) by signing a Memorandum of Understanding extending their cooperation to the future.

The EPO welcomes next step forward for the Unified Patent Court

Protocol puts practical arrangements into motion, including recruitment of judges

New guidelines for PCT procedure

The EPO has pre-published its “Guidelines for Search and Examination at the EPO as PCT Authority” online. They enter into force on 1 November.

EPA veröffentlicht sein Beamtenstatut

Dieser Schritt ist Teil einer Initiative, mit der die Funktionsweise des EPA und sein interner Rechtsrahmen transparenter gemacht werden sollen.

Europäisches Patentamt spendet 100.000 Euro für Flüchtlingshilfe in München

Die Spende kommt der örtlichen Initiative Save me - eine Stadt sagt ja! zugute, die auch von der Stadt München und der UNO-Flüchtlingshilfe, dem Fundraising-Partner des UN- Flüchtlingshilfswerks (UNHCR) in Deutschland, unterstützt wird. Save Me hilft Flüchtlingen in Notlagen und steht ihnen bei ihrer Ansiedlung in München bei der Arbeits- und Wohnungssuche sowie in Fragen der Ausbildung zur Seite.

EPO and Italy await introduction of EU unitary patent

President Benoît Battistelli met Italy’s Under Secretary of State Simona Vicari in Rome today.

EPO hosts major conference on unitary patent and unified patent court

The third event of its kind, the forum hosted key speakers and contributors who addressed an audience of over 250 attendees on subjects related to the continuing development of the unitary patent package.

EPO and IMPI agree on CPC introduction in Mexico

Meeting in Munich yesterday the heads of the EPO and the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding relating to the introduction of the Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) by the IMPI.

EPO supports new platform on renewable energy innovation

Two million patents and 400 standards for renewable energy and carbon mitigation technologies now accessible via one easy-to-use platform

Sozialbericht 2014 veröffentlicht

As the two previous editions, the report aims at creating a better understanding of the current social situation at the EPO, and of the challenges ahead.

144th meeting of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (Munich, 24-25 June 2015)

The Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation held its 144th meeting on 24 and 25 June in Munich, with Jesper Kongstad, Director General of the Danish Patent Office, holding the chair.

Ongoing consultation on reforms to the EPO boards of appeal

Reminder: User consultation closes on 30 June 2015

Global dossier now extended to include USPTO data

The EPO has extended the Global dossier service to include file wrapper data from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Unternehmensfreundliche Gebührenstruktur für das einheitliche Patent beschlossen

Der Engere Ausschuss des Verwaltungsrats der EPO hat heute den Vorschlag "True Top 4" des Europäischen Patentamts über die Jahresgebühren für das einheitliche Patent genehmigt.

European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee supportive of revised UP fee proposal

EPO President Benoît Battistelli addressed the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) in Brussels on 15 June at the invitation of JURI Chairman Pavel Svoboda MEP.

Herausragende Erfinder mit Europäischem Erfinderpreis geehrt

Die prestigeträchtige Auszeichnung würdigt herausragende Erfinder, die mit ihren Arbeiten einen außerordentlichen Beitrag zum gesellschaftlichen, technischen und wirtschaftlichen Fortschritt geleistet haben.

EPO global benchmark for quality, independent survey says

The EPO has once again been rated number one for patent quality among the world's largest patent offices, according to a recent survey of patent professionals by IAM magazine.

Social dialogue: discussion continues

A second roundtable meeting took place on 28 May 2015 with the Chairman of the Administrative Council, Jesper Kongstad, EPO President Benoît Battistelli, representatives of SUEPO and FFPE to resume discussion on the formal recognition of trade unions within the EPO legal framework.

Heads of IP5 offices agree to focus on improving services to users and the public

The heads of the world's five largest intellectual property offices (IP5), meeting today in Suzhou, China, pledged to step up their co-operation in order to further optimise their services to users and the public.


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