CPVO and EPO experts continued their exchange on working practices on issues such as the use of databases and other working tools, quality policy, as well as measures to ensure clarity and transparency in this important technical field.
A post about the USPTO from the Department of Commerce
Guest blog by Pam Isom, Director of the Office of Application Engineering and Development, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
The 35th annual Trilateral conference was preceded by a meeting between the offices and industry associations from the three regions to collect feedback from users of the patent system.
The management and staff of the EPO are deeply shocked and saddened by the horrendous incident that occurred in London on 22 March.
EPO President Benoît Battistelli has signed bilateral co-operation plans with the heads of the patent offices of Latvia and Lithuania.
Guest blog by Commissioner for Patents Drew Hirshfeld