Principles & strategy

The Office (JPG)

Our mission, vision and values

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

Service Regulations

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

Our strategy

The EPO's Strategic Plan outlines our vision for the coming years until 2023. The plan comprises five over-arching goals.

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.

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