EPO Online Filing Technical User Days


Starts: 20.06.2013 at 09:00
Ends: 20.06.2013 at 16:45


Munich, Germany

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Designed to provide technical users with a more in-depth knowledge of the technical aspects of the EPO Online Filing software. This event consists of informative and practical sessions that will give participants valuable hands-on experience and knowledge of the EPO Online Filing. Participants will be shown how the Patent Management System gateway works via a simulation.

Finally, participants will also be trained on advanced topics on the online filing software. The workshops will be at advanced level, i.e. intended for users with some experience of the Online Filing software and who are involved in technical aspects of the Online filing software.

Suggestions for further discussion and issues are welcome. Please send these ahead in advance by 31 May 2013.

Target groups

IT persons and patent attorneys OR support staff responsible for setting up and system administration of the Online Filing software. The workshop is for advanced users or users with little experience of Online Filing but involved in/ or interested in technical aspects of the software.

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Classroom training


09:00 – 09:15       Welcome   
09:15 – 09:45       Review of EPO Online filing basics/ PatXML Basics
09:45 – 10:30       Review of PMS Gateway basics
10:30 – 10:45       Coffee break
10:45 – 12:15       Detailed info on PMS Gateway/Exercises (new developments discussed)

12:15 – 13:15        Lunch break

13:15 – 14:45        Advanced EPO Online filing topics/exercises
14:45 – 15:00        Coffee break
15:00 – 15:30        New features of v5.05
15:30 – 15:45        The EPO Online filing state of affairs (possible new developments)
15:45 – 16:15        Question and Answer session

16:15 – 16:45        Closing  and Cocktail

Registration fee

The workshop is offered free of charge. Registered participants who are unable to attend are requested to inform the organisers as soon as possible, to allow others to take their place.

Venue details

European Patent Office
Room 103
Erhardtstrasse 27
80469 Munich, Germany


E-mail: onlineservices-events@epo.org

Registration deadline

Deadline for registration is over.