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The Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation is one of the two organs of the European Patent Organisation (EPOrg), the other being the European Patent Office (EPO).
The Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization, shortened ILO Administrative Tribunal or ILOAT, is a tribunal for conflicts of employees and their employer in Intergovernmental Organisations.
Alain Pompidou (born April 5, 1942) is a French scientist and politician.
Alison Jane Brimelow CBE (born 1949European Patent Office web site,. Consulted on 2 July 2007.) is a British civil servant and former chief executive and Comptroller General of the UK Patent Office, now known as the Intellectual Property Office.
In law, an appeal is the process in which cases are reviewed, where parties request a formal change to an official decision.
The European Patent Convention (EPC), the multilateral treaty instituting the legal system according to which European patents are granted, contains provisions allowing a party to appeal a decision issued by a first instance department of the European Patent Office (EPO).
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
Benoît Battistelli (born 12 July 1950 in Paris, FranceEPO web site,, August 2011.) is a French civil servant and current president of the European Patent Office (EPO).
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.
A court is a tribunal, often as a government institution, with the authority to adjudicate legal disputes between parties and carry out the administration of justice in civil, criminal, and administrative matters in accordance with the rule of law.
Die Welt ("The World") is a German national daily newspaper, published as a broadsheet by Axel Springer SE.
Die Zeit (literally "The Time") is a German national weekly newspaper published in Hamburg in north Germany.
The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.
European patents are granted by the European Patent Office (EPO) under the legal provisions of the European Patent Convention (EPC).
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
epoline is a set of web-based computer programs and services enabling applicants, patentees and their representatives to file patent applications online before the European Patent Office (EPO), as well as to monitor the status of patent applications during their prosecution and patents during an opposition.
Espacenet (formerly often written as esp@cenet) is a free online service for searching patents and patent applications.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR or ECtHR; Cour européenne des droits de l’homme) is a supranational or international court established by the European Convention on Human Rights.
The European Patent Bulletin is a weekly trilingual publication of the European Patent Office (EPO), generally issued every Wednesday.
The European Patent Convention (EPC), also known as the Convention on the Grant of European Patents of 5 October 1973, is a multilateral treaty instituting the European Patent Organisation and providing an autonomous legal system according to which European patents are granted.
The European Patent Organisation (sometimes abbreviated EPOrg in order to distinguish it from the European Patent Office, one of the two organs of the organisation) is a public international organisation created in 1977 by its contracting states to grant patents in Europe under the European Patent Convention (EPC) of 1973.
The European Patent Register, also known as the Register of European Patents, is a public register kept by the European Patent Office (EPO).
The European Single Market, Internal Market or Common Market is a single market which seeks to guarantee the free movement of goods, capital, services, and labour – the "four freedoms" – within the European Union (EU).
Extraterritoriality is the state of being exempted from the jurisdiction of local law, usually as the result of diplomatic negotiations.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht, Internationaler Teil (GRUR Int) is a monthlyMax Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law web site,, Last updated on December 22, 2006.
The grant procedure before the European Patent Office (EPO) is an ex parte, administrative procedure, which includes the filing of a European patent application, the examination of formalities, the establishment of a search report, the publication of the application, its substantive examination, and the grant of a patent, or the refusal of the application, in accordance with the legal provisions of the European Patent Convention (EPC).
Ingo Kober (born 22 July 1942 in Liegnitz, now Legnica in Poland) was the third president of the European Patent Office.
The International Patent Institute (or IIB standing for Institut International des Brevets, its French name) was an intellectual property organisation established on June 6, 1947 in The Hague, Netherlands, by a set of European countries, France, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language.
Ivo Willem Opstelten (born 31 January 1944) is a retired Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD).
The is a Japanese governmental agency in charge of industrial property right affairs, under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Johannes Bob van Benthem (5 January 1921, Buitenzorg – 11 September 2006, The Hague)European Patent Office,, press release, September 13, 2006.
A juridical person is a non-human legal entity, in other words any organization that is not a single natural person but is authorized by law with duties and rights and is recognized as a legal person and as having a distinct identity.
Jurisdiction (from the Latin ius, iuris meaning "law" and dicere meaning "to speak") is the practical authority granted to a legal body to administer justice within a defined field of responsibility, e.g., Michigan tax law.
The Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) is the patent office and intellectual property office of South Korea.
Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
The Official Journal of the European Patent Office (OJ EPO) is a monthly trilingual publication of the European Patent Office (EPO).
The opposition procedure before the European Patent Office (EPO) is a post-grant, contentious, inter partes, administrative procedure intended to allow any European patent to be centrally opposed.
A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state or intergovernmental organization to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention.
A patent application is a request pending at a patent office for the grant of a patent for the invention described and claimed by that application.
The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) is an international patent law treaty, concluded in 1970.
A patent examiner (or, historically, a patent clerk) is an employee, usually a civil servant with a scientific or engineering background, working at a patent office.
Patent infringement is the commission of a prohibited act with respect to a patented invention without permission from the patent holder.
Paul Braendli (fl. 1990s) is a Swiss intellectual property administrator.
Rijswijk (formerly known as Ryswick in English) is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.
Robert Raphael Hayim "Robin" Jacob (born 26 April 1941), now styled The Rt Hon.
In patent law, a search report is a report established by a patent office, which mentions documents which may be taken into consideration in deciding whether the invention to which a patent application relates is patentable.
Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.
The State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China (SIPO), also known as the Chinese Patent Office, is the patent office of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
The Hague (Den Haag,, short for 's-Gravenhage) is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands and the capital of the province of South Holland.
The Trilateral Patent Offices, or simply the Trilateral Offices, are the European Patent Office (EPO), the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is an agency in the U.S. Department of Commerce that issues patents to inventors and businesses for their inventions, and trademark registration for product and intellectual property identification.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
The World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR) is a bimonthly magazine providing news and analysis on issues in intellectual property.
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