Online Filing Technical User Day 2014


Starts: 18.06.2014 at 09:00
Ends: 18.06.2014 at 16:45


The Hague, Netherlands

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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.

Target groups

Patent attorneys and 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.

Level of expertise



Classroom training

Registration fee

The workshops are 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.


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 v5.06 & v5.07

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
*Suggestions for further discussion and issues are welcome.

Please send these ahead in advance by 30 May 2014 to

Venue details

EPO The Hague, Main building room 04.176, Patentlaan 2, 2288 EE Rijswijk, The Netherlands.



Registration deadline

Deadline for registration is over.