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Results of the Belgian constituency for the elections to the epi Council from non-unitary to unitary method of voting

September 20, 2016

The epi members from Belgium have voted whether they shall switch from a non-unitary to unitary method of voting when electing its members of the epi Council.

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Election to Council 2017

September 19, 2016

At the beginning of 2017, the Council of the European Patent Institute is due to be elected for its new term. The mailing of the nomination form will sent out by 1st October 2016. We hereby provide you with a detailed overview of all the relevant deadlines for submission and receipt of the nomination documents.

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Cooperation meeting with the TWPAA delegation (Munich, 12th September 2016)

September 14, 2016

epi's President, Mr Tony Tangena, hosted a 8-headed delegation of the Taiwanese Patent Attorneys Association (TWPAA) representing about 300 members, amongst them Ms Hsiu-Ru Chien (Chair of the Committee of International Affairs of TWPAA), Mr Ted Su (Vice Chair of the Committee of International Affairs of TWPAA), Ms Yvonne Y.F. Lin (Vice Chair of the Committee of International Affairs of TWPAA), and further TWPAA members.

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Recent procedural changes concerning European and PCT applications - update 2016

August 12, 2016

The poster showing "Recent procedural changes" shown at Search Matters and Examination Matters is now available in the Documents/Member section of the epi website.

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IP5 Patent Prosecution Highway

August 04, 2016

The IP5 Offices launched on 6 January 2014 the comprehensive IP5 PPH Patent Prosecution Highway pilot programme.

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