EPO video conferencing (VICO) proceedings – The European Perspective, 11 March 2021

EPLIT is pleased to invite you to an online webinar on the EPO video conferencing (VICO) proceedings – The European Perspective, in particular before the Opposition Divisions and the Boards of Appeal.

The webinar will be held on Thursday 11 March 2021 from 11am to 12.30am CET, using the Zoom platform. 

The agenda is as follows:

  • Introduction by Leythem Wall, EPLIT president
  • Presentation "Oral Proceedings by Videoconference in Opposition" from Theodora Butkowskyj-Walkiw (EPO senior expert, member of the Opposition Directorate and opposition trainer | Healthcare, Biotechnology and Chemistry)
  • Presentations from Koen Bijvank (NL), Dr. Christian Köster (DE) and Lucy Samuels (UK), European patent attorneys, on their experiences and best practices in VICO proceedings
  • Q&A session

The webinar is free of charge for EPLIT members and subject to a participation fee of 50€ for EPLIT non-members. 

Please register for this meeting by completing the online registration form. You will receive all details to join in due course.

Please circulate this invitation to any person that also may be interested. All information can also be found on EPLIT’s website.