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EPO’s new vice-presidents take up their posts

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First European patent application published 40 years ago

First European patent application published 40 years ago

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

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

EPO’s art collection honoured with award

EPO’s art collection honoured with award

EPO holds first major conference on blockchain

EPO holds first major conference on blockchain

EPO congratulates Polish patent office on its 100th anniversary

EPO congratulates Polish patent office on its 100th anniversary

Send us your feedback: online consultation on increased flexibility in the timing of the examination process

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

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

Sharp rise in patent applications for self-driving vehicles in Europe, new study finds

Sharp rise in patent applications for self-driving vehicles in Europe, new study finds

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

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

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

US Bar-EPO Liaison Council meeting 2018

US Bar-EPO Liaison Council meeting 2018

Nellie Simon appointed EPO Vice-President for Corporate Services

Nellie Simon appointed EPO Vice-President for Corporate Services

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

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

Stephen Rowan appointed EPO Vice-President for Patent Granting Process

Stephen Rowan appointed EPO Vice-President for Patent Granting Process

EPO fosters international co-operation during WIPO Assemblies

EPO fosters international co-operation during WIPO Assemblies

EPO and Chinese IP office sign bilateral co-operation plan

EPO and Chinese IP office sign bilateral co-operation plan

Co-operation with Spain on patents

Co-operation with Spain on patents

The EPO further reduces its environmental impact

The EPO further reduces its environmental impact

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

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Annual Report 2017 Demand for European patents grows

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