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17/11/2017

November 2017 press articles

This document provides a non-exhaustive list of some articles, blog posts or videos published in November 2017 (sorted in reverse chronological order, not necessarily by relevance). Latest additions are highlighted in yellow:

Other press articles published related to UPC - Unitary Patent - ILOAT ect.

10/11/2017

[USF and EPSU] Union Syndicale Fédérale writes to Mr Campinos and follow-up correspondence

The corresponding letter is accessible here.

  • The official answer of EPO President-elec Mr Campinos to Union Syndicale Fédérale (USF) is available here.

  • Reply from European Public Service Union (EPSU) on answer of President-elec Mr Campinos can be read here.

30/10/2017

[Claudine Lepage] Question écrite sur la politique sociale à l’office européen des brevets

On 27 October 2017, Claudine Lepage, French Senator, reported again on the social situation in the European Patent Office (in French).

The original Q & A, published by the French Senate can be read here.

The original paper version in .pdf format is accessible here.

Translations are available in English and German.

26/10/2017

October 2017 press articles

This document provides a non-exhaustive list of some articles, blog posts or videos published in October 2017 (sorted in reverse chronological order, not necessarily by relevance). Latest additions are highlighted in yellow:

Other press articles published related to UPC - Unitary Patent - ILOAT ect.

24/10/2017

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) : Call for stronger protection for rights of staff in international organisations

See below the provisional version of report of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (Title: Jurisdictional immunity of international organisations and rights of their staff)

PACE's call for stronger protection for rights of staff in international organisations, read here.

Many mentions of the European Patent Office in the adopted report which can be accessed here:

17/10/2017

[Bayerischer Landtag] Reformationstag im Europäischen Patentamt

Letter dated 17 October 2017 from Ms Gabi Schmidt, member of the Bavarian State Parliament to Mr Benoît Battistelli, President of the European Patent Office. The letter to Mr Battistelli is available here.

05/10/2017

Questions to the Candidates for President of the EPO

We are in a transition phase: not only the chairmanship of the Administrative Council (AC) has changed, but we are also soon to welcome a new President of the Office. SUEPO has kindly asked Mr Ernst (AC Chair) to invite the candidates for President of the EPO to answer a few questions. The letter to Mr Ernst is available here.

 

25/09/2017

September 2017 press articles

This document provides a non-exhaustive list of some articles, blog posts or videos published in September 2017 (sorted in reverse chronological order, not necessarily by relevance). Latest additions are highlighted in yellow:

Other press articles published related to UPC - Unitary Patent - ILOAT - Trade unions ect.

12/09/2017

[SUEPO] 124th Session of the ILO-AT

In its 124th session the Tribunal delivered a total of 80 judgments, of which only nine (!) concern the EPO. Of those only two cases were fully reasoned. Both concerned disciplinary sanctions. Six cases, of which 5 coming from the EPO, were summarily dismissed. This paper discusses the latest cases that illustrate the on-going changes in the jurisprudence the Tribunal. We also informs about changes in the composition of the Tribunal and the recent developments in the Appeals Committee.

05/09/2017

August 2017 press articles

This document provides a non-exhaustive list of some articles, blog posts or videos published in August 2017 (sorted in reverse chronological order, not necessarily by relevance). Latest additions are highlighted in yellow:

Other press articles published related to UPC - Unitary Patent - ILOAT ect.