24/10/2017

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) : Call for stronger protection for rights of staff in international organisations

See below the provisional version of report of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (Title: Jurisdictional immunity of international organisations and rights of their staff)

PACE's call for stronger protection for rights of staff in international organisations, read here.

Many mentions of the European Patent Office in the adopted report which can be accessed here:

17/10/2017

[Bayerischer Landtag] Reformationstag im Europäischen Patentamt

Letter dated 17 October 2017 from Ms Gabi Schmidt, member of the Bavarian State Parliament to Mr Benoît Battistelli, President of the European Patent Office. The letter to Mr Battistelli is available here.

05/10/2017

Questions to the Candidates for President of the EPO

We are in a transition phase: not only the chairmanship of the Administrative Council (AC) has changed, but we are also soon to welcome a new President of the Office. SUEPO has kindly asked Mr Ernst (AC Chair) to invite the candidates for President of the EPO to answer a few questions. The letter to Mr Ernst is available here.

 

25/09/2017

September 2017 press articles

This document provides a non-exhaustive list of some articles, blog posts or videos published in September 2017 (sorted in reverse chronological order, not necessarily by relevance). Latest additions are highlighted in yellow:

Other press articles published related to UPC - Unitary Patent - ILOAT - Trade unions ect.

12/09/2017

[SUEPO] 124th Session of the ILO-AT

In its 124th session the Tribunal delivered a total of 80 judgments, of which only nine (!) concern the EPO. Of those only two cases were fully reasoned. Both concerned disciplinary sanctions. Six cases, of which 5 coming from the EPO, were summarily dismissed. This paper discusses the latest cases that illustrate the on-going changes in the jurisprudence the Tribunal. We also informs about changes in the composition of the Tribunal and the recent developments in the Appeals Committee.

05/09/2017

August 2017 press articles

This document provides a non-exhaustive list of some articles, blog posts or videos published in August 2017 (sorted in reverse chronological order, not necessarily by relevance). Latest additions are highlighted in yellow:

Other press articles published related to UPC - Unitary Patent - ILOAT ect.

02/08/2017

July 2017 press articles

This document provides a non-exhaustive list of some articles, blog posts or videos published in July 2017 (sorted in reverse chronological order, not necessarily by relevance). Latest additions are highlighted in yellow:

06/07/2017

[Marc Tarabella] Office Européen des Brevets (OEB) et abus sociaux

Question avec demande de réponse écrite E-002338/2017 à la Commission Européenne
European Patent Office (EPO) and social abuses
Question E-002338/2017 to the European Commission
Translations are available in English, German and Dutch.

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Answer by Ms Bieńkowska on behalf of the EU Commission E-002338/17 from 30 June 2017


 

30/06/2017

June 2017 press articles

This document provides a non-exhaustive list of some articles, blog posts or videos published in June 2017 (sorted in reverse chronological order, not necessarily by relevance). Latest additions are highlighted in yellow:

30/05/2017

May 2017 press articles

This document provides a non-exhaustive list of some articles, blog posts or videos published in May 2017 (sorted in reverse chronological order, not necessarily by relevance). Latest additions are highlighted in yellow:

SUEPO now addresses the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR):

Other news articles published related to SUEPO - EPO - UPC - Unitary Patent - ILOAT ect.,