Archive for July 2013

A new building in The Hague

As an organisation requiring top performance from its staff, the EPO is committed to provide a working environment that meets the highest international standards. A central aspect of this concerns the buildings in which staff carry out their daily tasks. The EPO’s building policy has to cater for five sites of very different size, in […]

Croatia’s EU accession – good news for Europe

Today, Croatia joined the European Union as its 28th full member. It has already been a member of the European Patent Organisation since 1 January 2008, playing a very active role in both institutional matters and our co-operation activities. Last year in Zagreb, the Croatian IP office and the EPO co-hosted an important European Patent […]