The second Online Services User Day of 2017 will take place at the Corinthia Hotel Prague on 6 and 7 December.
The one-and-a-half-day event, which is primarily aimed at patent attorneys and IP support staff, will feature a combination of keynote presentations and various seminars on the patent granting procedure, including hands-on PC workshops.
One of the main topics featured will be the new approach to filing at the EPO with DOCX format, which will be highlighted in a plenary session and further elaborated in a subsequent breakout session.
Additional plenary sessions will be held on Industry 4.0 and its impact on the patent system, how the EPO accesses Asian documentation and the EPO's Early Certainty initiative.
Once again, a wide range of seminars will be on offer. Subjects include:
Throughout the user day there will be plenty of opportunities to discuss current and future developments with EPO experts.
We recommend that you register as soon as possible; places for the hands-on workshops in particular are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. The closing date for registration is 10 November 2017.
Registration is now closed.