Den Haag, Netherlands
This conference provides a presentation of the activities of the EPO Boards of Appeal, their structure and functions, as well as the rules of procedure, followed by a review of key decisions linked to topics relevant for the practice. A mock trial presented by experienced practitioners both from the EPO Boards of Appeal and from the attorney side will give participants an insight into oral proceedings before the Boards of Appeal.
On completion of this conference, participants will be familiar with the appeal procedure and the related functioning of the Boards of Appeal, and will be aware of recent developments in EPO case law linked to topics which are relevant for the practice.
National judges and/or public prosecutors from courts competent to deal with patent cases with at least 4 years of experience in this field.
The working language is English.
European Patent Office
European Patent Academy
Tel. +49-(0)89-2399 5414
Fax +49-(0)89-2399 5143
Total number of participants: up to 250 including max. 25 judges
Deadline for registration is over.