Advanced PCT Seminar at WIPO Headquarters
An advanced PCT seminar will be held at WIPO Headquarters in Geneva on 25 and 26 September 2017. The seminar will include sessions on filing, search and examination, ePCT, and recent and future developments. There will also be a half-day session on the national phase procedures in the IP5 Offices, namely the European Patent Office (EPO), the Japan Patent Office, the Korean Intellectual Property Office, the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Participants will also have the option of taking a tour of the PCT Operations Division. The seminar is aimed at patent administrators, paralegals and other users who are already familiar with the PCT System. Speakers for the seminar are experienced staff from the PCT sector at WIPO and invited experts from the EPO and USPTO.