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12.12.2018
Josef Kratochvíl elected Chairman of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation

The Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation today elected Josef Kratochvíl (CZ) as its Chairman. Mr Kratochvíl succeeds Christoph Ernst (DE) who, in October, was appointed Vice-President for Directorate General Legal and International Affairs of the European Patent Office.

 
5.12.2018
La collection d'art de l'OEB primée

L'OEB s'est vu décerner le prix Corporate Art Award lors d'une cérémonie organisée le 28 novembre au Parlement européen à Bruxelles dans le cadre de l'Année européenne du patrimoine culturel.

 
5.12.2018
Première grande conférence de l'OEB sur les chaînes de blocs

L'OEB a organisé sa première grande conférence sur la protection par brevet des chaînes de blocs ("blockchain"). Cette manifestation, qui s'est tenue hier à La Haye et a attiré plus de 300 participants, a exploré les implications des chaînes de blocs pour les demandeurs de brevet et d'autres parties prenantes alors que cette technologie est appliquée dans des domaines techniques de plus en plus variés.

 
30.11.2018
EPO congratulates Polish patent office on its 100th anniversary

A delegation from the European Patent Office led by EPO President António Campinos participated to the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland organised in Warsaw this week.

 
19.11.2018
Donnez-nous votre avis : consultation en ligne concernant une plus grande flexibilité en matière de délais dans le processus d'examen

L'OEB a lancé une consultation en ligne auprès des utilisateurs sur la nécessité d'introduire une plus grande flexibilité en matière de délais dans le processus d'examen, en donnant aux demandeurs la possibilité de différer l'examen des demandes de brevet européen.

 
14.11.2018
Committed to providing quality patent information: EPO Patent Information Conference 2018

More than 400 patent professionals from 40 countries gathered at the EPO's 28th annual Patent Information Conference on Monday in Brussels to discuss the latest tools and trends in searching and using information found in patents.

 
6.11.2018
Forte hausse du nombre de demandes de brevet dans le domaine des véhicules autonomes en Europe selon une nouvelle étude

Une étude publiée par l'Office européen des brevets (OEB) révèle une accélération rapide de l'innovation dans le secteur des véhicules autonomes et montre que les stratégies de protection par brevet dans le domaine des technologies de conduite autonome ressemblent davantage à celles du secteur des TIC qu'à celles de l'industrie automobile traditionnelle.

 
26.10.2018
Supporting innovation in the plant sector: EPO and Community Plant Variety Office extend bilateral co-operation

Supporting innovation in the plant sector: EPO and Community Plant Variety Office extend bilateral co-operation

 
19.10.2018
Espacenet: 20 years of free access to patent information in Europe

At its launch, Espacenet immediately provided free access to 30 million patent documents from around the world, and has grown steadily to include more than 100 million documents from over 100 countries - making it one of the single largest sources of technical information available today.

 
18.10.2018
US Bar-EPO Liaison Council meeting 2018

The 34th annual meeting of the US Bar-EPO Liaison Council took place at the EPO's Munich headquarters on Friday, 12 October 2018.

 
11.10.2018
Nellie Simon appointed EPO Vice-President for Corporate Services

The Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation has appointed Nellie Simon Vice-President of the European Patent Office's Directorate-General Corporate Services.

10.10.2018
Christoph Ernst to be next EPO Vice-President for Legal and International Affairs

The Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation, in a meeting chaired by the Council's Deputy Chairman, Josef Kratochvíl, has appointed Christoph Ernst Vice-President of the European Patent Office's (EPO) Directorate-General Legal and International Affairs.

10.10.2018
Stephen Rowan appointed EPO Vice-President for Patent Granting Process

The Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation, the Organisation's legislative body, has appointed Stephen Rowan Vice-President of the European Patent Office Directorate-General Patent Granting Process.

 
5.10.2018
EPO fosters international co-operation during WIPO Assemblies

A high-level EPO delegation led by President António Campinos attended the WIPO Assemblies in Geneva last week to meet with counterparts from national patent offices from around the world to help shape the EPO's international agenda for 2019.

 
25.9.2018
EPO and Chinese IP office sign bilateral co-operation plan

The EPO and the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA, formerly SIPO) have agreed on a co-operation programme for next year as part of their long-term strategic partnership on strengthening the patent system.

 
24.9.2018
Co-operation with Spain on patents

During his first official visit to Spain last week, EPO President António Campinos met with Ministers to discuss how to further strengthen the patent system and support innovation and economic growth.

 
17.8.2018
The EPO further reduces its environmental impact

The EPO has published its 2017 Environmental Report, which presents environmental data and reports on progress the Office achieved in its environmental performance across all EPO locations in Berlin, Munich, The Hague and Vienna.

 
23.7.2018
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal: Appeal deemed not to be filed or inadmissible in case of delayed fee payment?

In accordance with Article 112(1)(b) EPC the President of the European Patent Office has referred a point of law concerning the interpretation of Article 108 EPC to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (case G 1/18).

 
10.7.2018
Making the IP ecosystem more efficient and effective: EPO hosts 2018 IP Executive Week

The EPO this week hosts the fifth edition of the IP Executive Week. The annual event is co-organised with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and brings together delegates from a network of more than 60 IP offices around the world to discuss the latest developments in intellectual property.

 
5.7.2018
Europe gears up for the Unitary Patent

Conference participants voice strong support for the Unitary Patent package and are eager to see the start of the new system

 
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