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Farewell letter from Mr Battistelli to Mr Leyder

July 13, 2018

Our President has now received a farewell letter from Mr Battistelli which is available for epi members after login.


Amendment of Rule 154(1) EPC: deletion from list of professional representatives upon non-payment of subscription

June 28, 2018

The Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation today unanimously approved to amend Rule 154(1) EPC to delete Article 4(2) of the Regulation on discipline for professional representatives.


Winners of the European Inventor Award 2018

June 14, 2018

The European Inventor Award honours inventors whose inventions are protected by a European patent and commercially exploited. The finalists and winners are selected by an independent jury consisting of international authorities from the fields of business, politics, science, academia and research, this year including the President of epi.


Opening of the epi Artists Exhibtion

June 12, 2018

The 11th epi Artists Exhibition was opened in the Foyer of the EPO (PschorrHöfe) in Munich on 11 June 2018.
21 creative spirits among the epi members are presenting their artworks.


Popular Prize for the European Inventor Award 2018: Cast your vote by 3 June

May 25, 2018

epi's President, Francis Leyder, has served as juror on the international jury for the European Inventor Award 2018 by evaluating inventors and selecting the final nominees in different categories.