Join us at 15:00 Central European Time on 24th November for our new webinar, part of our "FICPI Focus 45". This session features speakers:

 

  • Kieran Donnelly -- Programme Manager | Business Information Technology at the EPO
  • Borja Rojano -- Project Manager of the User Area Initiative at the EPO
  • Theodor Paleolog -- Project Manager for the EPO's Electronic Filing and Processing System

 They will give a glimpse into the EPO's new user area for parties to proceedings before the EPO, which was launched as a pilot service on 2 November.

This exciting new service will be open to participants from patent attorney firms and industry for an initial period of six months. Participants will be able to access their EPO Mailbox, view their application portfolio and documents, perform tasks and file procedural requests in response to communications from the EPO.

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Find out more about our speakers:

Image: Kieran Donnelly EPOKieran Donnelly -- Programme Manager | Business Information Technology at the EPO (pictured)

An enterprise architect and business consulting professional with over 25 years of experience accompanying businesses through digital transformation, Kieran is manager of the European Patent Office's new online user engagement programme under Goal 2 of the Strategic Plan 2023.

Borja Rojano -- Project Manager of the User Area Initiative at the EPO

An entrepreneur and patent examiner with 10 years of examining experience at the European Patent Office, Borja is project manager of the user area initiative within the new online user engagement programme.

Theodor Paleolog -- Project Manager for the EPO's Electronic Filing and Processing System

An enterprise architect at the European Patent Office, Theodor is project manager for the EPO's new electronic filing and processing system.  Previously serving as a consultant, he is a trained engineer with experience in assisting large public and private organisations with ambitious business and digital transformation initiatives.

 

FICPI's webinar host:


Louis-Pierre Gravelle -- Partner at Bereskin & Parr in Canada and Vice President of FICPI's Professional Excellence Committee

Louis-Pierre Gravelle of Bereskin & Parr specialises in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications and providing patentability, validity, infringement and right to manufacture opinions in the fields of electricity, telecommunications, mechanical and information technology. He is a registered patent agent in Canada and in the United States (1998).
 

Louis-Pierre is involved in due diligence matters and managing patent portfolios. He is also involved in strategic counselling for start-ups, small, medium and large-sized businesses.

A member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), Louis-Pierre was called to the Québec Bar in 1995. He is also a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ). Louis-Pierre Gravelle is past-chair of the Intellectual Property Section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and past co-president of the Joint Liaison Committee – Patents between the Patent office and IPIC. He is a Councillor for FICPI Canada.

He is listed in the IAM Patents 1000, and has been since 2012. Louis-Pierre is often called upon to speak on a variety of IP-related topics, at local and international conferences and events.

 

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