PCT Updates is an online seminar delivered in the three official languages of the EPO, about the latest developments on the PCT procedure at the EPO as receiving Office, International Searching Authority, International Preliminary Examination Authority and designated Office.

An EPO team of PCT experts and a WIPO expert provide information relevant for PCT users including the report on the 2021 PCT Working Group meeting, representation at the EPO in the international phase, obvious mistakes (R. 91 PCT) and the early entry into the European phase – request for early processing (Art. 23(2) / 40(2) PCT) as well as the processing of sequence listings, priority rights and online services and training.

Please find here the dates of the 2022 editions:

In French: 28 June 2022 at 09:00 CEST (organised by CNCPI)

In German: 28 June 2022 at 14:00 CEST

In English: 29 June 2022 at 10:00 CEST