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Strong Patents as a Basis for Successful Patent Litigation

November 24, 2015

epi Seminar on the Occasion of the 79th Council Meeting in Cologne

On 13 November, the epi offered a seminar in Cologne in the margins of its 79th Council Meeting. The seminar was open to all epi members and was intended to facilitate an exchange between the Council members and the local patent community.

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epi President Tony Tangena Speaker at EPO-SIPO Symposium

November 09, 2015

On 9 October 2015, epi President Tony Tangena attended a symposium in Lyon on the occasion of 30 years cooperation between the EPO and SIPO, China's State Intellectual Property Office.

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UPC Update

November 09, 2015

The last meeting of the Preparatory Committee for the UPC was held in Sweden on 19 October 2015. At this meeting, the 18th draft of the Rules of Procedure was adopted. For more information, please visit the website of the Preparatory Committee.

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Acceptance of handwritten amendments in oral proceedings - Rule 82 EPC

October 19, 2015

Acceptance of handwritten amendments in oral proceedings - Rule 82 EPC

The Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation, at its 145th meeting held in Munich on 14 and 15 October 2015, approved a set of amendments to Rule 82 of the Implementing Regulations to the EPC concerning the acceptance of handwritten amendments in oral proceedings.

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epi seminar on "Patent eligibility in the US and Europe"

October 14, 2015

Register now for this unique seminar in which the recent developments in the USA and Europe on patent eligibility are presented.

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