If you want to be up-to-date with the new Guidelines 2021, 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.
- Overview of the revised Guidelines (revision cycle): 18 February 2021
- Non-unity: 25 February 2021
- Oral proceedings in opposition via videoconference: 4 March 2021
- Clarity and disclosure: 11 March 2021
- CII/AI: 25 March 2021
- Biotech: 22 April 2021