INFORMATION FROM THE EPO
Concurrent Search Pilot Programme of the Trilateral Offices
The Trilateral Offices (European Patent Office, Japanese Patent Office and United States Patent and Trademark Office) soon will start a new concurrent search pilot programme. Detailed information about the procedure to be observed, the limitation of the programme and sample request/petition forms, a sample set of claims for concurrent search and a sample claims correspondence table form will be available on the trilateral website
which also can be acccessed through the home page of any one of the Trilateral Offices.