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Policy for news items on the epi website

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Breaking the Mould: From old EQE to new EQE

June 14, 2024

Join us for an informative presentation on the recent changes in the European Qualifying Examination (EQE) system, crucial for candidates aiming to become European patent attorneys.


The Territorial Scope of the UPCA Expands

June 05, 2024

Romania (RO) deposited its instrument of ratification of the UPC Agreement on 31 May 2024 and will thus accede the Agreement on 1 September 2024 (Article 89(2) UPCA).
Thus, Romania is the 18th Member State to ratify the Agreement.


epi Artists Exhibition 2024 - now online!

May 28, 2024

We are excited to announce the launch of this year’s virtual exhibition on our website!

We are proud to feature 29 creative members participating in the exhibition, showcasing over 200 beautiful artworks across various display forms.


Insight epi - a new Podcast episode is out

May 22, 2024

Transition from the old to the new EQE

This episode looks at the transition that will take place, particularly in the years 2025-2027 - and the options open to candidates from the old and new systems.


Upcoming educational events

May 17, 2024

Stay informed about our upcoming workshops, seminars and training sessions.
Here, you can access an overview of all training and educational activities.