If you want to be up-to-date with the new Guidelines 2022, have a look at the following videos. They give an overview of the main changes to the Guidelines and their impact on formalities and examiner procedures.

The speakers are from the directorates Patent Law and Patent Procedures Management from the European Patent Office.

The videos will be published a couple of days after the live sessions, please see the schedule below.

  • Adaptation of the description           09-03-2022

  • Oral proceedings                               16-03-2022

  • Computer-implemented inventions
    and artificial intelligence                   

  • Biotechnology                                    30-03-2022

  • Validity of the priority claim
    (Rule 56a EPC)                                   

  • Recent legal changes                        26-04-2022