Margot Fröhlinger, Principal Director of patent law and multilateral affairs, European Patent Office

Margot Fröhlinger, Principal Director of patent law and multilateral affairs, European Patent Office

Speaker in Panel Session IX – Patent – The UPC – Brexit or business as usual?

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 08.30 to 12.30

Margot-Froehlinger

Margot Fröhlinger, former Director at the European Commission in charge of Intellectual Property, joined the European Patent Office in April 2012 where she is Principal Director for Unitary Patent, European and International Legal Affairs. In this function she deals with issues such as the development of patent law at European and international levels, patent law harmonisation, the strengthening and improvement of the PCT system as well as with the implementation of the Unitary Patent and the EPO’s relation with the UPC Preparatory Committee.