Again, more than 100
patent information professionals from 25 countries attended the EPO's
"East meets West" forum on 6/7 April 2017 in Vienna, Austria.
Throughout the two-day event, participants had the opportunity to join
interactive discussion rounds and engage in one-on-one talks with specialists
from various regions. This continued dialogue will help to overcome barriers in
mutual understanding and contribute to a better access to global patent
All conference material and a photo gallery have been uploaded onto the forum website. An article on this year's event has been published in the latest issue (2/2017) of Patent Information News.
The next East meets West forum will take place in Vienna on 19/20 April 2018. Further details will soon be released on the EPO website. If you would like to stay informed about this event, please use this form to subscribe to our mailing list.