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Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office

"Life of a patent" epi roadshow supported by the EPO
Pre-drafting and Drafting (part 1 & 2)

Ljubljana (SI): 24.10.2019 - 25.10.2019

Starts: 24.10.2019 9:00hrs
Ends: 25.10.2019 17:00hrs


Hotel Slon
Slovenska cesta 34
1000 Ljubljana


The succesful seminar series on "Life of a patent" is composed in four parts focussing on:

  • Pre-drafting
  • Drafting of Applications
  • Prosecution
  • Opposition

This two days seminar offers training of the first two parts "Pre-drafting" and "Drafting". 

Content, i.a.

Pre-drafting / Drafting

  • Inventions and patentability
  • Difference between novelty and inventive step
  • Prior art / searching, right to the patent
  • Interviewing an inventor
  • Filing strategies
  • State of the art, sufficiency of disclosure
  • Drafting of the description and the drawings
  • Patentable inventions
  • Claim drafting
  • Practical examples


  • Kaisa Suominen
  • Enrico Luzzatto

Target group

The seminar is intended for people new in the profession but also for patent practitioner/patent engineers in industry that would like to refresh their EPC knowledge and skills.

Working language

  • English

Registration fee

Participation fee (epi-member)
EUR 280,-
Participation fee (epi-student)
EUR 140,-
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 only a few slots available

Registration deadline

Registration is open until 14.10.2019 The order of receipt by epi will determine the attendance in case of over-subscription.


The registration deadline for this event (14.10.2019) is over.