The new Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal entering into force on 1 January 2020 and their implications on the proceedings will be dealt with in detail at the seminar. The "Opposition and Appeal" seminar provides you with an intensive and practical overview of all relevant legal and practical issues concerning opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office.
Get a detailed insight in the collaboration with patent attorneys from China, India, United States and South America. Meet our epi Experts at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven (NL) to learn about the most recent developments.
The final decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in case C-688/17 was issued on 12 September 2019. The epi Litigation Committee has been following this referral from the Hungarian court with interest as it relates to the interpretation of compensation for defendants under Art 9(7) of the IPR Enforcement Directive (2004/48/EC).
Activities provided by epi to assist all EQE candidates to better prepare themselves for the pre-examination and the main examination of the EQE. The preparation courses for the EQE are open for registration.