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epi Information - Now In Its New Format

March 30, 2016

We are very pleased to inform you that our new and redesigned journal epi Information in electronic version is now available on the epi website.

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Meeting with the President of ACPI - 16th March 2016

March 17, 2016

The meeting between epi, EPO and the President of the ACPI (Colombian Association of Intellectual Property) was organized by the EPO in the framework of the cooperation between Europe and Colombia as a follow-up to the recent signature of the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) agreement in January 2016 in Bogotá.

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epi Seminar “UP/UPC &Workshop” - 22nd April 2016 in Athens

March 17, 2016

The 3-hour pre-seminar, structured in 3 parts, will provide you with 2 parts on the latest development on the unitary patent (UP) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and it will be followed by a one-hour workshop on inventive step.

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12th March 2016 - 94th Board Meeting in Tallinn

March 14, 2016

38 out of 41 Board members together with Mr Giorgio Checcacci (chair of the Professional Conduct Committee) and Mr Maarten Nollen (member of the Editorial Committee) attended the 94th Board meeting in Tallinn (EE).

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epi roadshow on UP/UPC – registration for Munich is open!

March 08, 2016

The first seminar of the new epi roadshow on the unitary patent (UP) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC) takes place on 15 April at the EPO Isarbuilding in Munich. This roadshow offers knowledge of both systems to allow epi members to work with the systems and to advise clients on strategic choices, for example on opting out of the UPC, and UP versus classical individual state validation. To register and view all the cities where the roadshow will take place, please click here.

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