(Document Code Name or Title or Event Title)
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Suspension of the Russian Section Executive Committee Meeting - Virtual March 2022
Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Executive Committee Meeting - Virtual December 2021
Resolution Tracking [English] Executive Committee Meeting – Virtual July 2020
Official Notifications, Deadline Suspension, Extensions of Time and Restoration of Rights During the COVID-19 Crisis [English] Executive Committee Meeting – Virtual July 2020
3D Printed Tissues and Organs [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Turin 2019
Assessing Priority of Design Applications [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Turin 2019
Virtual Designs [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Turin 2019
Issuance of IP Office Guidelines [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Turin 2019
Online Filing Systems [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Turin 2019
Procedure for Challenging Unity of Invention Objections [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Turin 2019
Substantive Aspects of Unity of Invention [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Turin 2019
Harmonised approach for the protection of GUIs and Icons [English] World Congress - Toronto 2018
Patent Eligibility [English] World Congress - Toronto 2018
Virtual IP firms abiding by professional and ethical rules [English] World Congress - Toronto 2018
Examination of slogan marks [English] World Congress - Toronto 2018
Conflicting applications [English] World Congress - Toronto 2018
PCT National Phase Requirements [English] World Congress - Toronto 2018
BREXIT and Trade Mark Use [English] World Congress - Toronto 2018
BREXIT and European Patents with Unitary Effect [English] World Congress - Toronto 2018
BREXIT and transition of EU registered rights and applications therefor [English] World Congress - Toronto 2018
Trademark Letters of Consent [English] World Congress - Toronto 2018
Trademark Applicants should be given reasonable length of time to respond... [English] World Congress - Toronto 2018
Late objections for lack of unity of invention [English] World Congress - Toronto 2018
Protection of Country Names [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Hangzhou 2017
Administrative Measures before Patent Offices for Ensuring High Quality Patents [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Hangzhou 2017
TRIPs and Extreme Backlogs in Patent Examination [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Hangzhou 2017
PCT National Phase Entry by Electronic Means [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Hangzhou 2017
TRIPS Compliance [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Zurich 2016
Examination of applications for design protection [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Zurich 2016
Accurate registers in the Madrid System [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Zurich 2016
Avoidance of limitations of use of trade marks and trade dress [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Zurich 2016
Follow on Patents in the Pharmaceutical Area [English] World Congress - Cape Town 2015
Information Disclosure Requirements from Patent Offices [English] World Congress - Cape Town 2015
Office Cooperation and User Input [English] World Congress - Cape Town 2015
Urgent need for legislation for Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs) for Unitary Patents (UP [English] World Congress - Cape Town 2015
Patent Figures in Colour [English] World Congress - Cape Town 2015
Mailbox Patents [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Kyoto 2014
Protection of trade secrets in the European Union (EU) [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Barcelona 2014
Sequence Listing [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Kyoto 2014
Trade Marks in Black and White [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Barcelona 2014
Protection of Geographical Indications for non-food products in the European Union (EU) [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Kyoto 2014
Industrial Applicability Requirement in Pharmaceutical Patents [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Kyoto 2014
Double Patenting [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Barcelona 2014
Legal Advice by IP authorities [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Sorrento 2013
Subject Matter Eligible for Patent Protection [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Sorrento 2013
Establishment of a specialised Trade Mark and Design Tribunal according to Article 257 TFEU [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Cartagena 2013
Confidentiality in IP advice [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Sorrento 2013
Cooperative Patent Classification [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Cartagena 2013
Privilege of Representatives in the Proceedings before the Unified Patent Court [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Sorrento 2013
Paris Convention Article 4C4 [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Cartagena 2013
National Phases of PCT applications [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Sorrento 2013
IP5 Observer Status [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Cartagena 2013
Search Tools of Patent Offices [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Cartagena 2013
Restoration of Priority Rights [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Sorrento 2013
Patent Quality [English] World Congress - Melbourne 2012
Coordination of Search [English] World Congress - Melbourne 2012
Representation before Intellectual Property Offices [English] World Congress - Melbourne 2012
General cooperation and communication between the IP profession and IP authorities to the benefit of [English] World Congress - Melbourne 2012
Grace Period (2011) [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Cape Town 2011
Direct Communications from Offices to Rights Holders [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 2011
Post-Filing Amendments [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 2011
Standard for Re-establishment of Rights [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Cape Town 2011
Reinstatement of Rights in Industrial Designs [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 2011
Dies Non and Electronic Filing [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 2011
Third Party Submissions on Patentability [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 2011
Voluntary Filing and Publication of Translations for the European Patent with unitary effect [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 2011
Technically Qualified Judges in the First Instance of the Unified Patent Court [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 2011
Consideration of Test Results [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Munich 2010
PLT Relief and Reinstatement Measures [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Munich 2010
Patentability of Second (or Further) Medical Uses [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Munich 2010
Reduced Fee Regimes (Small Entity Fees) [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Buenos Aires 2010
ACTA Negotiations [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Buenos Aires 2010
PCT Roadmap [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Buenos Aires 2010
Searches in National/Regional Phases of PCT Applications [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Buenos Aires 2010
Deferred Examination [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Buenos Aires 2010
Pre-Grant Publication [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Buenos Aires 2010
IP advisor/client privilege [English] World Congress - Washington DC 2009
Consistent Application of IP laws and practices [English] World Congress - Washington DC 2009
Support for the WIPO Standing Committee (SCT) [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Florence 2008
Grace Period for Unregistered Community Designs [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Sydney 2008
Inventive Step at the European Patent Office [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Florence 2008
Madrid Trademark System Improvements [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Florence 2008
Grace Period and Declaration for Patents [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Sydney 2008
Recognising the Unique Skills of the Patent Attorney Profession [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Seville 2007
IP Information Services and Helpdesks provided by Public Authorities [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Seville 2007
Prior User Rights and a Novelty Grace Period [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Amsterdam 2007
Divisional Patent Applications [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Seville 2007
Identity (\"WHOIS\") information [English] World Congress - Paris 2006
Representation by Intellectual Property Attorneys in Appeals [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Santiago 2006
Main Implementation Requirement for the \"London Agreement\" [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Santiago 2006
National Intellectual Property Offices [English] World Congress - Paris 2006
Fair Use of Trademarks [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Santiago 2006
Quality Patents [English] World Congress - Paris 2006
Opposition Practice [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Lisbon 2005
Compulsory Licensing of Pharmaceutical Patents for export to Countries with Public Health Problems [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Lisbon 2005
Unpublished Prior Art [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Seoul 2005
Prior Art Effect Irrespective of Language [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Seoul 2005
Progress Towards Harmonization [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Seoul 2005
Patent Attorney Services in the Internal Market [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Seoul 2005
Proposal on Disclosure Requirements Relating to Genetic Material Resources [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Venice 2004
Trade Mark Opposition proceedings in the European Union [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Venice 2004
Proposal for a Directive on the Patentability of Computer-Implemented Inventions [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Singapore 2004
SPLT Harmonization [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Singapore 2004
Harmonization not Centralisation [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Singapore 2004
The Patenting of Human Embryonic Stem Cells in the EU [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Singapore 2004
Community Patent Translations [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Singapore 2004
Development of the International Patent System [English] World Congress - Berlin 2003
Strengthening the PCT International Phase [English] World Congress - Berlin 2003
Implementation of the Patent Law Treaty (PLT) [English] World Congress - Berlin 2003
Qualification of Professional Representatives, and practice across national borders [English] World Congress - Berlin 2003
Community Patent - Representation before the Patent Courts [English] World Congress - Berlin 2003
ExCo Resolutions A: Consideration of Prior Trade Mark Rights in IP Offices [English] World Congress - Berlin 2003
ExCo Resolutions B: Revalidation Patents [English] World Congress - Berlin 2003
Grace Period (2002) [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Prague 2002
Disclaimers [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Prague 2002
Exploitation of Patented Inventions [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Prague 2002
Information Disclosure Statements [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Prague 2002
Multiple Invention Disclosures and Complex Applications [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Newport Beach 2002
Resolution on Small Entity [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Newport Beach 2002
Concerning the Doha Declaration on the TRIPs Agreement and Public Health [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Prague 2002
Simplification of Guidelines in Patent Grant Procedures [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Seville 2001
Harmonisation in Electronic Filing [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Seville 2001
Implementation of TRIPs in relation to Pharmaceuticals [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Goodwood Park 2001
Prior Art Effect of Prior Applications [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Goodwood Park 2001
General Principles of PCT Reform [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Goodwood Park 2001
European Patent Translations [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Goodwood Park 2001
Privilege [English] World Congress - Vancouver 2000
Uniform procedure for patent enforcement [English] World Congress - Vancouver 2000
Official Surplus [English] World Congress - Vancouver 2000
Maintaining the Quality of Patent Office Work [English] World Congress - Vancouver 2000
Business Methods [English] World Congress - Vancouver 2000
International Grace Period [English] World Congress - Vancouver 2000
Scope of software protection [English] World Congress - Vancouver 2000
EPC translation requirements [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Helsinki 1999
The Profession of Patent Attorney within the Area of the Internal Market [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Helsinki 1999
Observer's Status at the Intergovernmental Conference [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Helsinki 1999
Resolution concerning the Diplomatic Conference 1999 on the Hague Agreement [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Florence 1998
Resolution Concerning Extension of Protection [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Florence 1998
Substantive Harmonization [English] World Congress - Copenhagen 1997
Harmonization [English] World Congress - Copenhagen 1997
Cost Efficiency in the Patent System [English] World Congress - Copenhagen 1997
European Decentralisation [English] World Congress - Copenhagen 1997
PCT Development [English] World Congress - Copenhagen 1997
European Community Directive to Harmonize National Laws on Utility Model Protection [English] World Congress - Copenhagen 1997
Improving the value of Patents [English] World Congress - Copenhagen 1997
Officially recognised list [English] Executive Committee - Cannes 1988
Removal of exclusion from patentability [English] Executive Committee - Cannes 1988
Trainees' Exchange [English] Executive Committee - Cannes 1988
Right of Audience [English] Executive Committee - Cannes 1988
Code of Conduct [English] Executive Committee - Cannes 1988
Attorney's liability [English] Executive Committee - Cannes 1988
Harmonisation of Patent Laws (1987) [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Hilton Head Island 1987
Protection of Computer Software [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Madeira 1986
Micro-organisms [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Melbourne 1986
Harmonisation of Patent Laws (1986) [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Madeira 1986
Harmonisation of Patent Laws [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Melbourne 1986
Representation before the Common Appeal Court (COPAC) to be established in connection with the Commu [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Madeira 1986
Anti-counterfeiting - Which measures are to be proposed [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Melbourne 1986
Resolution to Accelerate the Admission Procedure [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Melbourne 1986
Centenary of the Paris Convention of 1883 [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Vienna 1983
Grace Period Bis [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Vienna 1983
Annuity Payment Organisations [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Vienna 1983
Grace Period (1981) [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Edinburgh 1981
PCT [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Edinburgh 1981
EPO Documentation [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Edinburgh 1981
EPO National Phase [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Edinburgh 1981
Computer Software [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Edinburgh 1981
Limited Liability [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Edinburgh 1981
Proposed new Rule 856 EPC [English] Rio de Janeiro - Brazil November 1980
Necessity to Remain Agent of Record [English] Rio de Janeiro - Brazil November 1980
Patent Cooperation Treaty (B.I.R.P.I. Plan) [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Cannes 1967
Procedure for granting patents [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 1960
Bringing different procedures and legislation into line [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 1960
Protection of drawings and specimens [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 1960
Trade Marks and Specimens [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 1960
Protection of Pharmaceutical Products [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 1960
Reform of the examination procedure in the United States [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 1960
Professional activities of Patent Agents [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 1960
Extension of times [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 1960
Service Marks [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 1960
Obtaining a valid filing date [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 1960
Deontology [English] Executive Committee Meeting - Rome 1960
Résolution 2 du Comité Exécutif, Copenhague, les 11 et 12 septembre 1959 [English] Executive Committee - Copenhagen 1959
Résolution 1 du Comité Exécutif, Copenhague, les 11 et 12 septembre 1959 [French] Executive Committee - Copenhagen 1959
Résolution du Comité Exécutif, Bruxelles, le 28 avril 1956 [French] Executive Committee Meeting - Brussels 1956