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Prises de position

Les membres de l'epi peuvent découvrir ce que le Conseil et les commissions disent ou font en leur nom.

These position papers, consultation responses and amicus curiae briefs are published for information of our members. They do not necessarily state the official position of the epi at the present moment but reflect the view of the epi or one of its bodies at the time of submission.


December 2019 - Stellungnahme zu dem Eckpunktepapier des BMJV bezüglich einer Neuregelung des Berufsrechts der anwaltlichen Berufsausübungsgesellschaften


February 2020 - epi comments on WIPO Letter and Draft Issues Paper on IP Policy and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

August 2019 - epi Amicus Curiae Brief G1/19

July 2019 - Written statement of epi concerning case G2/19

October 2018 - epi Amicus Curiae Brief regarding G1/18

February 2018 - epi Comments on User Driven Early Certainty

February 2018 - Correction of erroneous international filing by incorporation by reference

March 2017 - Amicus curia brief of epi concerning case G 1/16

February 2016 - Amicus curia brief of epi concerning case G 1/15

September 2015 - epi Note on third party observations concerning European Patents with Unitary Effect

August 2015 - epi Note on the patent term for European Patents

May 2015 - Position paper of epi concerning the national/regional phase entry using ePCT

January 2014 - epi proposals for amendments to EPC Implementing Regulations

EPO Finances

May 2015 - epi Note on Fees relating to the Unitary Patent

Litigation Committee

April 2016 - epi Response to Questionnaire "Public consultation on the evaluation and modernisation of the legal framework for the enforcement of intellectual property rights"

April 2016 - epi Comments on the Draft Rules of Procedure and on Court Fees and Recoverable Costs

July 2015 - epi Position paper on Court fees and recoverable costs

Biotech Committee

September 2019 - Amicus Curiae Brief G3/19 

April 2016 - Position paper concerning purpose/function limited protection of nucleic acid sequences

April 2016 - Annex to the Position Paper - Overview National Laws on Nucleic Acid Sequences

April 2016 - Amicus curiae brief on Ariosa v. Sequenom

January 2014 - Request epi for correction of errors in decision

November 2013 - Amicus curiae brief of epi concerning case G2/13

Harmonisation Committee

September 2017 - Reaction of epi to the Industry Trilateral position