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Trade fairs and congresses 2019

Calendar of exhibitions and fairs in which the EPO will participate in 2019.

Dates Location Event


5 to 7 San Diego, US The Optical Networking and Communication Conference & Exhibition
30 Vienna, AT Vienna Science Fair


4 to 9 Alexandria, Virginia, US PIUG 2019 Annual Conference
15 - 17 Philadelphia, US AIPLA Spring Meeting 

Quality is the hallmark of the European Patent Office. At this year’s AIPLA Spring Meeting, the EPO will present the quality improvements to its search and examination standards, especially those concerning the coverage of Asian documentation and the new options and services available for PCT applicants filing with the EPO, in particular the IP5 Pilot programme on Collaborative Search and Examination (CS&E). The Office will also present its Federated Patent Register and Global Dossier projects, both of which bring together reliable legal status and other important information.

Venue: The Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Munich, DE Auto-IP Europe
21 - 23
Dublin, IE
ASTP Proton 

Come and meet the EPO specialists at our booth and get an overview of the new look and feel of Espacenet.

Not to be missed:
our workshop "PATLIB Centres and Technology Transfer Offices: stronger together" we will look at the strengths of both institutions and explore ways of together providing the best possible service to Europe’s innovators


3 to 6 Philadelphia, US BIO International Convention
5 to 7 Ilmenau, DE PATINFO


2 to 3 Beijing, CN China Patent Annual Conference

15 to 19 London, GB AIPPI World Congress

24 to 26 Washington DC, US IPO Annual Meeting


9 to 12 Vienna, AT FICPI Open Forum

24 to 26 National Harbor, MD, US AIPLA Annual Meeting


6 to 9 Tokyo, JP Patent Information Fair and Conference
18 to 21 Düsseldorf, DE MEDICA
25 to 26 Munich, DE IP Service World