Search Matters 2020

May 11 – 13, 2020, The Hague, The Netherlands

The EPO now offers a training event for patent search professionals.

The conference, focusing on disruptive technologies, will showcase the EPO’s patent search strategies and techniques and it gives an opportunity to take a look behind the scenes at the EPO.

On May 11, during the “at-the-desk” sessions you can meet with EPO examiners and learn first-hand how they search in specific technical areas.

On May 12 and 13 , in a series of workshops, EPO examiners will provide valuable practically oriented information focusing on searching:

  • disruptive technologies such as 3D printing and artificial intelligence
  • Asian prior art
  • the complex field of ICT
  • and much more

Registration and further information

Registration deadline: April 1, 2020