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News Policy

Policy for news items on the epi website

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Update on UPC and CMS issues

May 25, 2023

epi has voiced concerns with the Administrative Committee of the UPC about the problems encountered by CMS users struggling to successfully complete opt-out requests.


Report from Council meeting (C94): a new Board has been elected!

May 02, 2023

During the first day of its meeting (C94) in Malmö (Sweden), epi Council elected a new Board.


EQE online workshops - registration now open for EQE papers A, B and D!

April 06, 2023

Start now with your preparation for the EQE 2024!
The EQE Online Workshops are for EQE candidates who have passed the Pre-Examination and are now preparing for the main EQE.


Webinar on a practical introduction to the Unitary Patent and how to register for it

April 06, 2023

Join our webinar on Wednesday 10 May 2023. This training is intended for everyone who will be involved in the practical side of the Unitary Patent, such as paralegals, patent attorneys or employees of companies having an internal IP.


Recorded Webinars are now available!

March 24, 2023

The recorded webinars are now available on epi-learning.

  • Information Barriers and Patents – A practice-based guide (Timothy Powell)
  • Keeping and Transferring Files - A practical rule-based guide (Timothy Powell)
  • Collaboration with overseas patent colleagues from Japan (Tomoko Inazumi)