Administration of Article 39 EPC renewal fees (post grant)



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Date

Start: 06.05.2013
End: 07.05.2013

Notice

The event is fully booked.

Location

Vienna, Austria

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Working language(s)

English
Working language will be English, simultaneous interpreting into German and French will be provided, if so requested.

Description

The seminar will explain what data is exchanged between the EPO and the member states offices. It will focus on what details regarding renewal fee and lapse information need to be sent to the EPO. A practice-oriented overview of the administrative workflow, with the necessary background will allow for better understanding of the implications of post-grant procedures. This seminar is specifically designed to meet the needs of staff of national offices of states that have recently joined the European Patent Organisation. It equally serves as comprehensive training for staff members who have recently taken up this responsibility at their respective national office, or simply as a refresher.

Content

The seminar will explain in detail what data is exchanged between the EPO and the member states, including the legal background. In particular:

Prerequisites

Methodology

A balanced mix of theory and practice, providing for interactive discussions will help to generate new knowledge, clarify open questions and allow for immediately putting into practice the acquired know-how.

Target groups

Staff of the national patent offices of the EPO member states

Level of expertise

Intermediate

Medium

Classroom training

Venue details

EPO Vienna

Contact

European Patent Academy
European Patent Office
Erhardtstr. 27
80469 Munich
Germany
Tel. +49-89-2399 5454
academy@epo.org

Max. number of participants

25

Reference

OS35-2013

Registration deadline

No date available