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Work on the heating and cooling systems
Provision of a VoIP/UC implementation based on Skype for Business
Provision of consultancy and managed services to the EPO in the area of IT
Carrying out planned upgrade of computer and server rooms as well as backup (emergency power) systems, with all services necessary for connection to existing system. Upgrade while the equipment is in use.
Management of the catering facilities of the European Patent Office at its Berlin site
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The boards of appeal, though integrated in the organisational structure of the EPO, are independent of the Office in their decisions and are bound only by the European Patent Convention. The boards deal with appeals relating to the granting of and opposition to European patents.