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Vedder Thinking | Events Survival at the European Patent Office in Biotech/Pharma



October 20, 2015

Please join us at our upcoming webinar with representatives from the European Patent Office (EPO) for a lively discussion on various topics pertinent to Intellectual Property law.

Topics include:

  • Early Certainty from Search, etc.–A Way to Better Serve the Interests of Applicants and the Public
  • Inventive Step in Biotechnology, Examination Practice at the EPO
  • Medical Use Claims under the EPC
  • Patentability of "Antibodies" under the EPC


  • Thomas Kowalski, Shareholder, Vedder Price


  • Klaus-Peter Döpfer, PhD, Director, EPO
  • Laurent Delue, PhD, Examiner, EPO
  • Virginie Merckling-Ruiz, PhD, Examiner, EPO
  • Wolfram Meyer, PhD, Examiner, EPO

CLE Credit:

Vedder Price is an Accredited CLE Provider in California, Illinois and New York. CLE credit is currently pending.


Thomas J. Kowalski