The Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi) came into existence pursuant to the European Patent Convention (EPC).
January 30, 2016
The "Opposition and Appeal" seminar will provide you with an intensive and practical overview of all relevant legal and practical issues concerning opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office.
Professional Education Committee (PEC)
December 21, 2015
The membership fee has been increased by a decision taken at the 79th Council meeting held recently in Cologne.
The last fee increase occured in 2007 and the epi Council deemed that the present increase is necessary now in order to keep the financial health of the epi and in view of the many services that are to be provided to its members and with the required quality.
João Pereira da Cruz, Secretary General
Peter Thomsen, Treasurer