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The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office has issued their decision in case G 2/21

March 24, 2023

The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the EPO has today released its decision in case G2/21.


“Life of a Patent” Distance Learning Course

March 14, 2023

Join our distance learning course on Life of a patent starting on 3 April 2023.
This distance learning course is intended for beginners in the profession but also for any patent practitioners/patent engineers that would like to refresh their EPC knowledge and skills.


Roadshow on the Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court continues!

March 14, 2023

Meet our epi experts at the UP/UPC roadshow in the following cities
• 25 April 2023, Helsinki
• 16 May 2023, Barcelona
• 16 June 2023, Warsaw


Webinar: Collaboration with overseas patent colleagues from Japan

February 27, 2023

epi continues with this successful webinar series focusing this time on Japan.
This webinar is free of charge for epi members and epi students.


A fresh look at procedural aspects of appeal proceedings seminar in Oslo

February 20, 2023

We are pleased to offer the first on-site event of this series in 2023 at NIPO in Oslo which provides an intensive and practical overview of the law, the jurisprudence, and their relevance to you in proceedings before the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office.