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EPO publishes blockchain conference report

European companies and inventors file more patent applications in 2018

European companies and inventors file more patent applications in 2018

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2019: EPO launches ‘Women in the Lead’ mentorship programme

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2019: EPO launches ‘Women in the Lead’ mentorship programme

EU Presidency conference on Intellectual Property in Bucharest

EU Presidency conference on Intellectual Property in Bucharest

Report on the results of the user consultation on increased flexibility in the timing of examination process now available online

Report on the results of the user consultation on increased flexibility in the timing of examination process now available online

EPO member states discuss patentability of plants obtained by essentially biological processes

EPO member states discuss patentability of plants obtained by essentially biological processes

EPO artwork on loan at the Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe

EPO artwork on loan at the Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe

Enhancing the visibility of intellectual property: EPO and LESI sign MoU on bilateral co-operation

Enhancing the visibility of intellectual property: EPO and LESI sign MoU on bilateral co-operation

Board of Appeal decision on plant patentability published

Board of Appeal decision on plant patentability published

Contribute to our Strategic Plan 2023 in our public consultation

Contribute to our Strategic Plan 2023 in our public consultation

EPO’s new vice-presidents take up their posts

EPO’s new vice-presidents take up their posts

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

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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

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Introduction to legal event data and the EPO worldwide legal status database (INPADOC) Free webinar on 2 April 2019 at 9.00 hrs (CET) Register now

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Annual Report 2018 Demand for patent protection continues to grow

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