The European Patent Office, third epoline® annual conference


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Munich/The Hague: The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced its third epoline® Annual Conference, which will take place at the Salzburg Congress, Austria on 23-24 November 2004. The conference will examine the latest developments in on-line patent management and information dissemination and its contribution to EU innovation.

The event will show delegates how the epoline® on-line patent filing and management processes as well as the esp@cenet® on-line patent information service are setting new technical standards worldwide in order to make the patent procedure more efficient, transparent, accessible and cost efficient.

The two-day conference in Salzburg will consist of several sessions, mainly, hands on training for both epoline® on-line patent management and esp@cenet® patent information conducted separately in English, French and German by experienced EPO tutors, seminars on the patent procedure and presentations on a range of intellectual property issues. Representatives from industry and academia, as well as intellectual property specialists will feature in the sessions.

The conference will be of particular interest to patent attorneys, their administrative staff and others involved in the protection of Intellectual Property rights.

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