澳门真人游戏网址:European companies澳门真人游戏网址 and inventors file more patent applications in 2018 News from the European Patent Office /rss/news.xml en European Patent Office website@epo.org website@epo.org Apache Lenya 2.0.x Munich technology neighbours European Patent Office and Deutsches Museum strengthen partnership/news-issues/news/2019/20190724.htmlThis step enhances relations between the two technology organisations, and is also an invitation to other local institutions as well as Bavarian stakeholders to engage in an inspiring exchange on innovation.Wed, 24 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200EPO publishes latest Environmental Report 2018/news-issues/news/2019/20190723.htmlThe EPO has published its Environmental Report 2018 which presents the environmental impact of the EPO's operations data across all locations in Berlin, Munich, The Hague and Vienna in 2018 and compares the results with those achieved in 2017. Tue, 23 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200EPO and INPI Brazil to further enhance their co-operation/news-issues/news/2019/20190722.htmlThe European Patent Office (EPO) and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Brazil (INPI) have agreed to work towards enhancing their co-operation.Mon, 22 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200EPO hosts annual meeting of Ethics Network of Multilateral Organisations/news-issues/news/2019/20190716a.htmlThe EPO hosted the 11th annual meeting of the Ethics Network of Multilateral Organisations (ENMO) last week (9-12 July) at its headquarters in Munich, bringing together senior ethics officers from 37 multilateral intergovernmental institutions.Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +02002018 Social Report: key indicators of an attractive, modern and diverse organisation/news-issues/news/2019/20190716.htmlThe EPO published its Social Report 2018, which offers a comprehensive overview of staff and working conditions at the Office.Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200EPO engages young leaders on current youth issues/news-issues/news/2019/20190712.htmlThe EPO yesterday partnered with TEDxYouth@M¨¹nchen and engaged in dialogue with young opinion leaders. Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200Transparency on quality of products and services: EPO publishes Quality Report 2018/news-issues/news/2019/20190709.htmlThe 2018 edition delves deeper into the patent grant process, describing the checks and safeguards that are in place at each phase of the procedure at the Office.Tue, 09 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200EPO and INPI Argentina sign first Reinforced Partnership Agreement in Latin America/news-issues/news/2019/20190702.htmlThe European Patent Office (EPO) and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Argentina (INPI) are stepping up their cooperation. Tue, 02 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200EPO extends Patent Prosecution Highway pilot programme with IP Australia/news-issues/news/2019/20190701a.htmlWith effect from 1 July 2019, the European Patent Office (EPO) will be extending its PPH pilot programme with IP Australia, thus enabling applicants at both offices to continue obtaining patents more quickly and efficiently.Mon, 01 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200EPO launches reinforced partnership with Ethiopia/news-issues/news/2019/20190701.htmlFollowing the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding on Reinforced Partnership with Ethiopia in April of this year, EPO President Ant¨®nio Campinos and the Director-General of the Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO), Ermias Yemanebirhan, signed their first Biennial Work Plan for 2019-21 on the occasion of a visit by a high-level Ethiopian delegation to Munich last week. Mon, 01 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200A vision of sustainability: European Patent Office publishes Strategic Plan 2023/news-issues/news/2019/20190627.htmlThe European Patent Office has published its Strategic Plan (SP2023) outlining its vision for the years ahead. The EPO¡¯s Strategic Plan (SP2023), unanimously adopted by its Administrative Council, focuses on achieving five goals that will ensure the EPO is capable of delivering excellence to all its stakeholdersThu, 27 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200European Patent Office honours exceptional inventors from Austria, France, Japan, the Netherlands and Spain with European Inventor Award 2019/news-issues/news/2019/20190620.htmlThe European Patent Office (EPO) today honoured exceptional inventors from Austria, France, Japan, the Netherlands and Spain with the European Inventor Award 2019 at a ceremony in Vienna. Thu, 20 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200European Inventor Award 2019: Watch the award ceremony broadcast live from Vienna/news-issues/news/2019/20190618.htmlThe winners of the European Inventor Award 2019 will be announced later this week (20 June) when the EPO and IP community come together to celebrate the spirit of innovation at a ceremony in Vienna.Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200World¡¯s five largest patent offices agree on joint task force for emerging technologies and AI/news-issues/news/2019/20190613a.htmlThe heads of the five largest patent offices held their annual meeting on 13 June in Incheon, Korea. The five offices, known as the IP5, together handle around 85 percent of the world¡¯s patent applications. Thu, 13 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200EPO and EUIPO renew their co-operation/news-issues/news/2019/20190613.htmlThe European Patent Office (EPO) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), renewing their commitment to a comprehensive co-operation framework to further improve services for companies, researchers and inventors in Europe and worldwide. Thu, 13 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200Space travel: a driver of innovation/news-issues/news/2019/20190604.htmlMoon talk, astronauts and inventions at the Deutsches Museum Tue, 04 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200Joint EPO-EUIPO study finds strong link between growth of SMEs and their use of IP/news-issues/news/2019/20190521.htmlNew study looks at relationship between SMEs, growth and use of Intellectual Property Rights.Tue, 21 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200Summit gives new boost to Europe's network of patent information centres/news-issues/news/2019/20190515.htmlAt the PATLIB Summit held last week in Porto, representatives of patent information centres from across Europe provisionally adopted a set of recommendations aimed at boosting the EPO's support for the PATLIB Network, and further improving services for companies, researchers and inventors. Wed, 15 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200Search Matters 2019: Insight for searchers and patent information professionals focuses on AI/news-issues/news/2019/20190510.htmlThe EPO has held its annual Search Matters conference at its headquarters in Munich.Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200EPO announces the finalists for the European Inventor Award 2019/news-issues/news/2019/20190507.htmlThe Award, now in its 14th year, celebrates the genius and creativity of inventors and inventor teams for their contributions to scientific and technological progress, their role in generating economic growth, and their impact on our daily lives.Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200Have your say: last round of public consultation for the EPO's Strategic Plan 2023/news-issues/news/2019/20190418.htmlThe EPO has published its draft Strategic Plan 2023 and is now inviting all stakeholders to provide their views on the document. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200Medtech CII event to raise awareness among SMEs/news-issues/news/2019/20190416.htmlThe EPO and the Swedish Patent and Registration Office (PRV) jointly hosted the first in a series of events on computer-implemented inventions in medical technology last week in Lund, Sweden.Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200European Patent Office¡¯s new premises in The Hague receives international award as ¡°Best Tall Office Building¡±/news-issues/news/2019/20190411.htmlThe new premises of the European Patent Office (EPO) in The Hague have been named "Best Tall Office Building" by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), an internationally recognised arbiter on tall buildings.Thu, 11 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200Patent research grants ¨C call for proposals 2019/news-issues/news/2019/20190410.htmlUnder the programme, grants of up to EUR 100 000 are awarded in respect of selected proposals on patent-related matters. Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal related to plant patentability/news-issues/news/2019/20190405.htmlToday, pursuant to Article 112(1)(b) EPC, the President of the EPO has submitted questions to the Enlarged Board of Appeal which relate to the patentability of plants exclusively obtained by essentially biological processes and to decision T 1063/18 of a Technical Board of Appeal of December 2018. Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200EPO and Jordan launch negotiations on validation agreement/news-issues/news/2019/20190405a.htmlThe heads of the EPO and the Jordanian Industrial Property Protection Directorate (IPPD) met in Munich today to start negotiations on a validation agreement.Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200EPO Contracting States discuss next steps regarding the patentability of plants obtained by essentially biological processes/news-issues/news/2019/20190329.htmlIn the 159th meeting of the Administrative Council, the representatives of the 38 EPO Contracting States together with the European Patent Office discussed the need to find a solution in the short term following the decision T 1063/18Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100EPO, CEN and CENELEC to cooperate on standards and patents/news-issues/news/2019/20190318.htmlThe European Patent Office (EPO), the European Committee of Standardization (CEN) and the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance the support they provide to industry and stakeholders in Europe and beyond in the field of standard-essential patents. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100EPO publishes blockchain conference report/news-issues/news/2019/20190314.html As a follow-up to its "Patenting Blockchain" conference, the European Patent Office (EPO) has published a conference report entitled "Talking about a new revolution: blockchain" to provide insight into the impact of this technology on the patent system.Thu, 14 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100European companies and inventors file more patent applications in 2018/news-issues/news/2019/20190312.htmlThe number of patent applications filed with the European Patent Office (EPO) grew by 4.6% last year, reaching a new high of 174 317 (2017: 166 594). The EPO's Annual Report for 2018 shows an increase in patents filed from all major industrial regions but European companies maintained the lead in their home market, Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100