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Summit gives new boost to Europe's network of patent information centres

Summit gives new boost to Europe's network of patent information centres

Search Matters 2019: Insight for searchers and patent information professionals focuses on AI

Search Matters 2019: Insight for searchers and patent information professionals focuses on AI

EPO announces the finalists for the European Inventor Award 2019

EPO announces the finalists for the European Inventor Award 2019

Have your say: last round of public consultation for the EPO's Strategic Plan 2023

Have your say: last round of public consultation for the EPO's Strategic Plan 2023

Medtech CII event to raise awareness among SMEs

Medtech CII event to raise awareness among SMEs

European Patent Office’s new premises in The Hague receives international award as “Best Tall Office Building”

European Patent Office’s new premises in The Hague receives international award as “Best Tall Office Building”

Patent research grants – call for proposals 2019

Patent research grants – call for proposals 2019

Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal related to plant patentability

Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal related to plant patentability

EPO and Jordan launch negotiations on validation agreement

EPO and Jordan launch negotiations on validation agreement

EPO Contracting States discuss next steps regarding the patentability of plants obtained by essentially biological processes

EPO Contracting States discuss next steps regarding the patentability of plants obtained by essentially biological processes

EPO, CEN and CENELEC to cooperate on standards and patents

EPO, CEN and CENELEC to cooperate on standards and patents

EPO publishes blockchain conference report

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

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Annual Report 2018 Demand for patent protection continues to grow

Annual Report 2018 Demand for patent protection continues to grow

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