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AICIPI and Collegio dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale, in cooperation with the EPO, are proud to announce the following webinar on


'Opposition oral proceedings by videoconference at the EPO'


EPO experts will illustrate the current framework and discuss the opportunities offered by this new approach to the professional users who will provide their considerations and discuss relevant topics in the panel discussion and Q&A session.


The webinar will be in English. Attendance is free and open to all.




15:30 - 15:35 Introduction to the webinar

Mr Mauro Eccetto - President of Collegio


15:35 - 16:20 EPO: Legal certainty, current framework and statistics, best practice and tips

Dr Britta Kley - Lawyer, Dir. 521

Mr Pasquale Foglia - Chairman of the Task Force running the EPO Pilot Project on Opposition by Videoconference

Mr Diego de la Cruz Valera - Senior Expert in patent examination, Dir. 1203


16:25 - 16:35 The point of view of AICIPI - Associazione Italiana dei Consulenti ed esperti in Proprietà Industriale di Enti e Imprese

Mr Sergio Lasca - President of AICIPI


16:35 - 16:45 The discussion in FICPI and Collegio

Mr Antonio Mario Pizzoli - Chair, FICPI European Patent Study Group and member of the board of Collegio


16:45 - 17:15 Round table: videoconferencing is just one-step towards a new way of working with a digitalized EPO

Moderator: Mauro Eccetto

Participants: Pasquale Foglia, Britta Kley, Diego de la Cruz Valera, Giuseppe Colucci, Antonio Mario Pizzoli


17:15 - 17:30 Q&A session