EPO News Archive | 2015

Source: epo.org
 
17.12.2015
EPO’s ISO 9001 certification extended to cover the entire patent process
 
15.12.2015
Unitary Patent ready to go
 
8.12.2015
Inventions in climate change mitigation technologies growing strongly
 
18.11.2015
Member states move forward on the Unitary Patent
 
17.11.2015
Serbia celebrates 95 years of intellectual property protection
 
16.11.2015
Statement of the President of the European Patent Office on the terrorist attacks in Paris
 
10.11.2015
“Good IP information can drive innovation and the economy”
 
3.11.2015
Search for patents on your mobile
 
1.11.2015
Validation agreement with the Republic of Moldova enters into force
 
21.10.2015
Pan-European Seal interns start at the EPO
 
15.10.2015
145th meeting of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (Munich, 14-15 October 2015)
 
9.10.2015
30 years of EPO-SIPO co-operation: anniversary highlights Europe’s contribution to building up China’s patent system
 
8.10.2015
European patents to cover Moldova
 
7.10.2015
EPO and IP Australia sign Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral co-operation
 
6.10.2015
EPO and USPTO renew their commitment to joint classification scheme
 
1.10.2015
The EPO welcomes next step forward for the Unified Patent Court
 
1.10.2015
New guidelines for PCT procedure
 
30.9.2015
EPO publishes its staff rules and regulations
 
16.9.2015
EPO to donate EUR 100 000 to help refugees in Munich
 
10.9.2015
EPO and Italy await introduction of EU unitary patent
 
23.7.2015
EPO hosts major conference on unitary patent and unified patent court
 
16.7.2015
EPO and IMPI agree on CPC introduction in Mexico
 
10.7.2015
EPO supports new platform on renewable energy innovation
 
8.7.2015
Social Report 2014 published
 
30.6.2015
144th meeting of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (Munich, 24-25 June 2015)
 
26.6.2015
Ongoing consultation on reforms to the EPO boards of appeal
 
26.6.2015
Global dossier now extended to include USPTO data
 
24.6.2015
Business-friendly fee pattern adopted for the unitary patent
 
19.6.2015
European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee supportive of revised UP fee proposal
 
11.6.2015
Outstanding inventors honoured with the European Inventor Award
 
3.6.2015
EPO global benchmark for quality, independent survey says
 
1.6.2015
Social dialogue: discussion continues
 
22.5.2015
Heads of IP5 offices agree to focus on improving services to users and the public
 
5.5.2015
EPO welcomes CJEU decisions clearing the way for the unitary patent
 
30.4.2015
Consultation on reforms to the EPO boards of appeal
 
23.4.2015
Trade unions join round table with EPO President and Administrative Council Chairman
 
21.4.2015
European Inventor Award finalists 2015: inventors behind 15 ground-breaking innovations selected
 
15.4.2015
Japanese and Korean data now available in Global Dossier
 
14.4.2015
ESAB statement on Patent aggregation and its impact on competition and innovation policy
 
27.3.2015
143rd meeting of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (Munich, 25 and 26 March 2015)
 
26.3.2015
Joint statement from the Chairman of the Administrative Council and the President of the Office
 
19.3.2015
European patent reform in focus of talks with UK intellectual property minister
 
18.3.2015
Statement from the management: No, the EPO is not violating fundamental human rights
 
17.3.2015
ESAB statement on the possible introduction of a grace period in Europe
 
13.3.2015
Validation agreement with Morocco - “a historic development”
 
2.3.2015
Validation agreement with Morocco enters into force
 
26.2.2015
European Patent Office receives record number of patent filings
 
17.2.2015
Solidarity with Denmark
 
19.1.2015
Morocco recognises European patents as national patents
 
15.1.2015
EPO receives a record 273 000 patent filings in 2014, up by around 3%
 
8.1.2015
Solidarity against terrorism