There are still seats available for the epi seminar on "Unitary patent and Unified Patent Court" taking place on 7 December 2016 in Hamburg. You are kindly invited to register for the seminar by 25th November 2016.
Before the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA) can enter into force, it needs to be ratified by 13 Member States, including Germany, France and the UK (Art 89(1) UPCA).
It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing on 22nd September, 2016 of Leo Ryckeboer, former Vice-President of our Institute.
The upcoming epi seminars on "Unitary patent and Unified Patent Court" are open for registration. You are kindly invited to register for seminars in Milan, Prague and Hamburg.
epi's Vice President, Ms Gabriele Leissler-Gerstl, hosted a 6-headed delegation of the PECC Tianjin of SIPO (Patent Examination Cooperation Center of the Chinese Patent Office).