- intellectual property
- European Patent Office
- Entrance fee
- The event is offered free of charge
This study visit will give participants from European universities hands-on experience of the EPO and insight into the work of EPO experts from different technical fields, with a view to gaining a deeper understanding of the European patent system. It will focus on the latest developments in patenting, as well as specific aspects of patenting in three areas of technology: digital communication, smart agriculture, green technology and digital health. Participants will also find out more about the work of an EPO examiner and, in a live online session, will have the opportunity to put questions to examiners and other EPO experts.