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Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office

Board Members

The Board shall comprise at least the President, two Vice-Presidents, the Secretary General, the Treasurer, a deputy for the Secretary General and a deputy for the Treasurer.

The Chairs of the EPPC, PEC, By-Laws and epi Finances Committee have the right to participate in any Board meeting. Chairs of other Committees, as well as the Chair of the Disciplinary Committee, may be invited at the discretion of the Board and the President, according to A.10.8 and 13.5 of the By-Laws.

The Board Members have competence in all questions regarding the epi, the EPO and the EPC.

Board Members
Position Country Name
President BE Francis Leyder
Vice-Presidents DE Heike Vogelsang-Wenke
SI Barbara Kunič Tešović
Secretary General PT João Pereira da Cruz
   Deputy Secretary General NL Antonius Tangena
Treasurer CH Peter Thomsen
   Deputy Treasurer IT Paolo Rambelli

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