Programme

In keeping with the EPO's environmental policy, all the presentations will be made available as downloads after the event.


Tuesday, 24 September

Time
Session
08.00 - 09.00 Registration and coffee

Plenary sessions

09.00 - 09.20

Welcome address

Roberta Romano-Götsch, Chief Operating Officer Mobility and Mechatronics 

Presentation (EN) (PDF,  817 KB)
09.20 - 09.45 Quality and timeliness of the European patent granting procedure
Niclas Morey, Principal Director User Support and Quality Management
Presentation (EN) (PDF, 824 KB)
 09.45 - 10.15 New Espacenet
Johannes Schaaf, Product marketing specialist, Patent Information
Presentation (EN) (PDF, 11 MB)
10.15 - 10.30 Coffee break 

Parallel breakout sessions

10.30 - 12.30 Workshop on the web-based online filing system (CMS)
Presentation (EN) (PDF, 254 KB)
Presentation (DE) (PDF, 250 KB)
Presentation (FR) (PDF, 259 KB)
Opposition and appeal procedures before the EPO
Presentation - Oppositions (EN) (PDF,  1 MB)
Presentation - Appeals (EN) (PDF, 1.1 MB)
Electronic notifications and online fee payments, credit card transactions and best practice interaction with the EPO
Presentation (EN) (PDF, 580 KB)
Presentation - Mailbox and My Files (EN) (PDF, 1.3 MB)
Presentation - Online fee payments (EN) (PDF, 2.4 MB)
Filing PCT applications – theoretical session
Presentation (EN) (PDF, 950 KB)
Technical workshop on the established EPO Online Filing software - basic installation, configuration and system administration
Presentation (EN) (PDF, 1.6 MB)
12.30 - 13.45  Lunch

Parallel breakout sessions

13.45 - 15.45 Workshop on the web-based online filing system (CMS)
Review of the formal requirements in the EP procedure and their implications for online filing
Presentation (EN) (PDF, 1.4 MB)
Filing PCT applications – practical session
Technical workshop on the established EPO Online Filing software – patent management system (PMS) gateway
Presentation (EN) (PDF, 902 KB)
15.45 - 16.00 Coffee break

Plenary sessions

16.00 - 16.30
Sustainable technologies: Mobility of the future
Roberta Romano-Götsch, Chief Operating Officer Mobility and Mechatronics
Presentation (EN) (PDF, 1.8 MB)
 16.30 - 16.45 Closing remarks
Eugenia Kotselidou, Director User Support
 16.45 - 17.30 Drinks reception

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