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Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office

Procedural aspects of appeal proceedings - Seminar & Livestream

Bologna (IT): 11.06.2024

Starts: 11.06.2024 9:00hrs
Ends: 11.06.2024 17:00hrs


NH Bologna de la Gare
Piazza XX Settembre, 2
40121 Bologna


Content Summary

  • Admissibility of the appeal
  • How to draft written submissions in appeal
  • Admittance of appeal submissions including a general discussion of the Rules of Procedure and an in-depth presentation of the case law developed under these provisions including, for example, the admittance of new facts, evidence and arguments and implications for opposition proceedings.
  • Oral proceedings in appeal
  • Acceleration of appeal proceedings
  • Reformatio in peius
  • Remittal to the first instance
  • Petition for review
  • Reimbursement of the appeal fee


Please note that this event contains two registrations (on-site and live stream) and will run separately via the links provided below.

An interactive discussion concerning the seminar´s topics will be possible only for the participants attending on-site. Participants attending via live stream will not be able to ask questions.
Registration for participation on-site

Registration for participating via live stream


  • Michele Maremonti
  • Erik Nijs

Target group

The seminar is intended for patent attorneys, heads and members of patent and legal departments and attorneys at law. The seminar is conducted in person. Online participation is not possible.

Level of expertise
Advanced level

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After the event we will send you a link for a feedback survey. Participation in the survey is voluntary. The data processing in the survey is anonymous. If you do not wish to receive the link, you can object to the data processing in advance. To do so, please contact [email protected].

Working language

  • English


For further information, please contact Barbara Riffert ([email protected]).

Minimum number of participants

*If the minimum number of participants was not reached by the registration deadline, the event will be cancelled. In this case the epi will inform you immediately.


Online registration is disabled for this event. Please contact us for further information.