Principles & strategy

The Office (JPG)

Mission, vision, values & corporate policy

As the patent office for Europe, we are proud to deliver high-quality patents and efficient services that foster innovation, competitiveness and economic growth.

Social responsibility

At the EPO, we recognise that we are part of a wider community and take our responsibility for the environment and the cities we work in seriously.

Our strategy

The EPO's Strategic Plan outlines our vision for the coming years until 2023 and is complemented by our "Towards a New Normal" orientation paper.

Service Regulations

The Service Regulations define the working conditions and terms of employment of our staff.

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