EPO’s ISO 9001 certification extended to cover the entire patent process
EPO global benchmark for quality, independent survey says
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EPO found to issue highest quality patents and offer best serviceEPO Quality Dashboard 2014 - an excellent year An extended mandate Pushing for quality Progress in practical harmonisation EPO initiatives to improve the PCT
The clear vision of our management and a solid policy are the foundation for a strong quality culture.
We have put into place clear processes, responsibilities and monitoring to ensure both quality and efficiency.
Delivering high quality services requires listening to and understanding users’ needs.
The EPO's Quality Management System is certified under the ISO 9001 standard. This covers the entire patent process, including search, examination, opposition, limitation/revocation, patent information and post-grant activities.
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