Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation honours Roland Grossenbacher
Munich, 26 March 2009 – The Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation has made Roland Grossenbacher its "Honorary Chairman".
Mr Grossenbacher, head of the Swiss delegation and national patent office, had chaired the Council for the last nine years, stepping down on 5 March 2009. At the Council's 117th meeting, his successor Benoît Battistelli (France) paid tribute: his long period of office had "made a lasting impression on the Organisation".
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