We are pleased to inform you that the results of the Election to Council 2017 are available now.Details
L'Institut des mandataires agréés près l'Office européen des brevets (epi) fut créé par le Conseil d'Administration de l'Organisation européenne des brevets en application des dispositions de la Convention sur le brevet européeen (CBE).
January 30, 2018
The European Patent Practice Committee (EPPC) met on 24 and 25 January. It was the first meeting of the Committee after the epi Council elected its members in the Council Meeting C83, held in Warsaw last 18th November, 2017.
December 18, 2017
The Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation held its 154th meeting in Munich on 13 and 14 December 2017. During the meeting, it approved to amend the wording of Rule 51(1) EPC to allow payment of the third year renewal fee up to six months before its due date. This enables all applicants to pay this renewal fee on regular entry into the European phase.