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“EPO ICT Patent Drafting Seminar with JPAA” was Held(2018/11/6)

A seminar called “EPO ICT Patent Drafting Seminar with JPAA” was held on November 6, 2018 at JPAA Head Office Seminar Hall.  Four EPO members and two European patent attorneys gave presentations in the Seminar.  The seminar included plenary sessions in the morning and two workshops in the afternoon.  Topics thereof are as follows.

Plenary sessions
– The EPO approach to patenting computer-implemented inventions (CII)
– Boards of Appeal: key decisions and practice
– EPO’s Guidelines 2018: what’s new in ICT
– How does the EPO deal with the challenges of AI in patents?
– The EPO’s outreach programme including Praktika Extern

Workshop 1
Patenting inventions in Healthcare and Life Sciences:
typical issues with Japanese applications and how to remedy them

Workshop 2
Human Computer Interfaces:
typical issues with Japanese applications and how to remedy them

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