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The Guide to
EPO Formalities

Advanced course for Administrators,
Assistants and Paralegals

2017-10-27 2017-10-27 DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station Oosterdokstraat 4 1011 Amsterdam amscs.info@hilton.com +31 20 5300800 +31 20 5300801

The Guide to EPO Formalities

Advanced course for Administrators, Assistants and Paralegals

The seminar aims to give a practical, in-depth understanding of the European Patent System.

Topics

  • Formal Requirements, Fees & Time Limits
  • Search/Substantive Examination
  • Loss of Rights and Legal Remedies
  • Entry into the National/Regional Phase, EURO-PCT
  • Appeal, Review, Filing Requirements, Limitation, Revocation and more
  • New Rules on Opposition Procedure Entered into Force in 2016

This distinguishes our event

90%
'Learning on the job is fine but with this course the red line is a thicker line - all steps are in correct order and the time limits make a lot more sense!'
85%
'Must be visited!'
80%
'Very clear and understandable!'
90%
'A clear view about the EP procedure!'

Aims and objectives

This intensive two-day course will aid participants in the competent preparation of an application for filing before the EPO and provide guidance on subsequent administrative aspects such as the documentation required on filing, procedural steps, monitoring of time limits and fee payments. The seminar aims to give a practical, indepth understanding of the European Patent System. Participants will have the opportunity to raise questions on all aspects of the procedure as it applies during the international phase and on entry into the national/ regional phase. Commonly arising problems and practical solutions will be discussed.

Who should attend?

  • Administrators
  • Office Managers
  • Formalities Managers
  • Legal Assistants
  • Paralegals

Your speakers

Ralph Weber
Formalities Expert, European Patent Office, Munich

Christian Meisinger
European Patent and Trademark Attorney, Grünecker Patent- und Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB, Munich


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