Archive for June 2017

48 Hours at the European Inventor Award


For this latest edition of the President’s blog, Benoît Battistelli gives a unique behind-the-scenes look at the European Inventor Award Ceremony and what it means for innovation in Europe. 15:00, 13 June: Rehearsal at L’Arsenale di Venezia Every year the EPO holds its European Inventor Award ceremony in a different European city. This year, Venice […]

A renewed vision for the IP5


Last week the five largest IP offices in the world met in Malta for the annual meeting of the IP5. 2017 is a special year in the history of the forum, as it marks ten years of constructive cooperation between our patent offices since the founding of the IP5 in 2007. In hindsight, the decision to […]