Solidarity with the people of Turkey
The staff and management of the European Patent Office are shocked and deeply saddened by the news of the terrible attacks at Istanbul airport on Tuesday night.
EPO President Benoît Battistelli expressed condolences to the Turkish delegation to the Administrative Council at their meeting in Munich today.
As a European institution, the EPO believes in an open and inclusive society based on freedom, equality and justice.
We express our deepest sympathy for the victims, their families and friends and today stand in solidarity with the Turkish people.