Clean energy technologies (CET) and patent management

Date

Start: 20.06.2011
End: 21.06.2011

Notice

At Thon Hotel Opera there is a parking option in the Central station garage. The garage entrance is located on right side in front of the hotel. Parking charge is NOK 330 for 24h. Guests at the hotel can get 10% off on parking.

Location

Oslo, Norway

Organised by

Working language(s)

English

Description

Climate change and energy shortages are amongst the greatest challenges facing us today. Patents support innovation, none more so than the vital clean energy technologies which are essential to secure our planet's future. The patent, energy and climate change experts at this conference will demonstrate the role the patent system has in fostering clean energy technologies. Various conference sessions will explore how patents can provide incentives for developing new energy resources, as well as how patent information can support the energy business.

Target groups

Content

Session I: Presentation of the joint study on patents and CET (EPO, UNEP, ICSTD) and its key findings

Session II: The perspective of industry

Session III: The EPO's new classification system for CET patents - access key to technology and commercial information

Registration fee

EUR 250,--

The fee covers the participation, conference material and catering for the whole event for one participant. The fee cannot be split and is once paid not refundable. As long as the EPO has not received your registration fee, your registration is regarded as preliminary.

If you are staff of a national patent office of an EPO member state you can participate in this seminar free of charge. The payment of the registration fee is not required.

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 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.

Accommodation

Please see the hotel proposals at the top of this page under Downloads.

Parking space for participants at the Thon Hotel Opera

There is a parking option in the Central station garage. The garage entrance is located on right side in front of the hotel. Parking charge is NOK 330 for 24h. Guests at the hotel can get 10% off on parking.

Venue details

Thon Hotel Opera, Room "Flagstadsalen", Dronning Eufemias Gate 4, 0154 Oslo, Norway

Contact

Ms Christina Sperlich
Conferences & events officer
Institutional Strengthening Unit
European Patent Academy
European Patent Office
Landsberger Str. 30
80339 Munich, Germany
Tel. +49 (0)89 2399 4349
csperlich@epo.org

Max. number of participants

100

Reference

OC06-2011

Registration deadline

No date available