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News from the European Patent Office
  1. Agreement sees Morocco become the 31st state to join Cooperative Patent Classification scheme.
  2. The EPO-EUIPO Pan-European Seal programme achieves a record intake, with additional universities joining the programme
  3. 71 delegates from 38 countries discuss state-of-the-art cloud computing solutions that will help secure long-term sustainability for the European patent system.
  4. Learn how to nominate an inventor and play a part in Europe’s foremost innovation prize
  5. The Regional ARPET programme is the largest ever training programme undertaken by the EPO with offices outside Europe.
  6. Take part in our public consultation and share your views
  7. As the summer of Pride continues and the city of Amsterdam marks 25 years of Pride celebrations, the Office expresses solidarity with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) communities by flying the rainbow flag in The Hague (Patentlaan 2, 2288 EE Rijswijk).
  8. A summary of almost 200 submissions to the public user consultation on the EPC and PCT-EPO Guidelines 2021 is now available.
  9. Grants totalling €600 000 available for research into the new frontiers for innovation and the use of digital technologies for IP teaching
  10. Phishing mails to attorneys in relation to e.g. smart cards purport to be from EPO