EPO boards of appeal and key decisions 2013




Date

Start: 22.10.2013
End: 23.10.2013

Location

Munich, Germany

Organised by

Working language(s)

English

Description

The conference delivers insight into the activities of the EPO boards of appeal, their structure and functions, and a review of some key decisions linked to topics relevant for the practice.

Target groups

Level of expertise

Intermediate

Medium

Classroom training

Event homepage

Content

- The appeal procedure and the boards of appeal (including rules of procedures)

- Mock trial

- Presentation of recent developments of the EPO case law by members of the boards of appeal, with contributions from patent attorneys and judges

- EPO case law in relation to

- Technical field related case law
- Impact of the decisions of the boards of appeal on patent practice

- Views from other (in particular national) boards of appeal outside the EPO

Venue details

European Patent Office
Room 102
Erhardtstr. 27
80469 Munich
Germany

Contact

European Patent Office
European Patent Academy
Erhardtstr. 27
80469 Munich
Tel. +49-(0)89-2399 5292
Fax +49-(0)89-2399 5449
Email judicialtraining@epo.org

Max. number of participants

30
Total number of participants: up to 180 including max. 30 judges

Reference

JC12-2013

Registration deadline

Deadline for registration is over.