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DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Formal
Requirements of the European Patent System”
conference has been
added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

This two-day seminar for Administrative Staff in the Patent Profession
on how to competently prepare an application for filing before the EPO.
Providing an introduction to the European patent system and how to
proceed with an European patent application and much more.

Who Should Attend?

  • Administrative and patent formalities staff
  • Office managers in industrial patent departments
  • Administrators in private practice
  • Those needing a good understanding of the formal requirements of the
    European Patent system

Agenda

Day One

Introduction to the European patent system

  • History and development
  • Organisation of the European Patent Office*
  • Departmental responsibilities

The European patent application

  • Documents needed on filing
  • Accordance of a date of filing
  • Formalities examination
  • Missing parts of the description and missing drawings
  • Case management

Practical exercise: Divisional application

Electronic filing

  • Case management system
  • Web-form filing

Procedure before the receiving section and search divisions

  • Search report and search opinion
  • Response to the search opinion
  • Publication of the application

Fees

  • Modes of payment
  • Reductions
  • Refunds

Practical exercise: Divisional application

Day Two

Time limits – notification

  • Calculation
  • Extensions
  • Notification

Loss of rights – remedies

  • Further processing
  • Re-establishment of rights
  • Transfer of rights

Practical exercise: Time limits

Substantive examination – examining division

  • Formal procedures up to grant of the European patent
  • Refusal of the application
  • Withdrawal of the application
  • Deemed to be withdrawn
  • Accelerated examination

Post-grant proceedings

  • Opposition
  • Limitation
  • Appeal

Overview of PCT

  • Overview of the international phase
  • Entry in the regional phase

Regional entry before the EPO as designated office

  • EPO Form 1200
  • Payment of fees
  • Supplementary European search
  • Substantive examination

For more information about this conference visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/myagci

Contacts

ResearchAndMarkets.com
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Topics: Patents