Cooperative Patent Classification: Classifying with the CPC



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Date

Starts: 17.06.2013 at 09:00
Ends: 18.06.2013 at 17:00

Notice

Registration is open!

Location

Den Haag, Netherlands

Organised by

Working language(s)

English

Description

This public conference will focus on the developments of the Cooperative Patent Classification. This conference aims at familiarizing participants with classification and in particular with CPC. The underlying concept and the integration of ECLA and ICO codes into one single structure will be explained. A separate workshop for participants from CPCNO countries (ex- ECNO countries) will provide hands-on exercises in parallel working groups in selected technical fields.

Target groups

Level of expertise

Intermediate

Medium

Classroom training

Content

Methodology

Objectives

On completion of the conference participants will be able to

Prerequisites

On completion of the conference participants will be able to

know how to match inventions with CPC according to the type of invention and technical problem solved

Payment

Payment by credit card

Please follow the instructions when you register online for the event. Please keep your credit card details (Master card or Visa) ready when registering. You will receive the confirmation of your registration by e-mail in due course.

Payment by bank transfer

You will receive an invoice from the EPO addressed to you according to the details in your online registration and containing all necessary details for a bank transfer. Please remit the respective amount upon receipt of the invoice indicating the invoice number and respecting the time for payment allowed.
You will receive the confirmation of your registration by e-mail, once we have received the payment of your registration fee on the EPO's bank account. Please note that if you pay by bank transfer it can take up to 10 days from the date of your bank transfer until we can actually see your payment on our account.

Payment by direct debiting of your EPO deposit account

Please send an e-mail to csc@epo.org requesting the EPO to debit your EPO deposit account and indicate:

You will receive the confirmation of your registration by e-mail, once the debit has been dealt with by our Finance department.

Registration fee

EUR 200,-

This fee covers the participation, the seminar material and the catering for the whole event for one participant. The fee cannot be split and is only refundable until 29 days before the first seminar day. After this date there is no refund possible.
If you are a staff member of a national patent office of an EPC contracting state, the payment of the registration fee is not required.


Venue details

European Patent Office

Contact

Katie Tantaro
European Patent Office
Patentlaan 2
2288 EE Rijswijk
The Netherlands
Tel. +31 (0)70 340 2826
Mobile +31 (0)642468889

Max. number of participants

100

Reference

OC41-2013

Registration deadline

Deadline for registration is over.