Archive for category: EPO

António Campinos elected next EPO President

António Campinos elected next EPO President

/ November 13, 2017 9:01 am

The Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation has elected António Campinos to succeed Benoît Battistelli as President of the European Patent Office (EPO). His five-year term will start on 1 July 2018. A Portuguese national, Mr Campinos is currently […]

New publication highlights importance of patents for Europe’s SMEs

New publication highlights importance of patents for Europe’s SMEs

/ September 29, 2017 8:27 am

Munich, 21 September 2017 - The EPO has published a set of 12 case studies which show how Europe’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are successfully using patents for their business. The studies form a part of the EPO’s efforts to […]

New study shows intellectual property is good for the European economy, balance of trade and job creation

New study shows intellectual property is good for the European economy, balance of trade and job creation

/ November 23, 2016 9:10 am

Joint EPO-EUIPO follow-up study confirms the economic benefits for Europe of patents, trademarks, designs and other forms of IP Munich/Alicante, 25 October 2016 – The European Patent Office (EPO) and the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) today published their second […]

Getting help to those in need: UK scientist Helen Lee receives European Inventor Award for rapid HIV test for developing countries

Getting help to those in need: UK scientist Helen Lee receives European Inventor Award for rapid HIV test for developing countries

/ July 26, 2016 7:23 am

University of Cambridge researcher wins the Popular Prize at the European Inventor Award 2016 The public’s clear favourite: nearly two-thirds of the votes in the online poll went to the haematologist EPO President Benoît Battistelli: “The overwhelming public vote for […]