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Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office

Seminar: A fresh look at procedural aspects of appeal proceedings

Milan (IT): 21.06.2022

Starts: 21.06.2022 9:00hrs
Ends: 21.06.2022 17:00hrs


Centro Congressi Stelline
Corso Magenta, 61
20123 Milan


Please be informed that the on-site event has been cancelled. The event will take place only online.
Content Summary

  • Admissibility of the appeal
  • How to draft written submissions in appeal
  • Admittance of new appeal submissions (including a general discussion of the new Rules of Procedure and an in-depth presentation of the case law developed under these provisions including, for example, the new "admissibly-raised criterion", the admittance of new 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


  • Cornelis A.M. Mulder
  • Michele Maremonti

Target group

The seminar is intended for patent attorneys, heads and members of patent and legal departments and attorneys at law.

Level of expertise
Intermediate level

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Working language

  • English

Registration fee

Participation fee (epi-member)
EUR 300,-
Participation fee (epi-student)
EUR 150,-
Participation fee (non epi-member)
EUR 380,-


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.


Event has free slots available

Registration deadline

Registration is open until 09.06.2022 The order of receipt by epi will determine the attendance in case of over-subscription.

The registration deadline for this event (09.06.2022) is over.