European Patent Office: António Campinos was appointed as the president of European Patent Office (EPO) on 02-07-2018 succeeding Benoît Battistelli, for a term of five years.
European Patent office is one of the largest public service institutions in Europe. It has been headquartered in Munich. The aim of EPO is strengthening co-operation on patents in Europe. Through the EPO’s centralised patent granting procedure, inventors are able to obtain high-quality patent protection in up to 44 countries, covering a market of some 700 million people. The EPO is also the world’s leading authority in patent information and patent searching.
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