EPO makes videoconferencing mandatory for hearings until September 2021

13-11-2020

Muireann Bolger

EPO makes videoconferencing mandatory for hearings until September 2021

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The European Patent Office (EPO) has revealed that it will extend a pilot project for holding opposition hearings by videoconferencing in response to the pandemic, which will become compulsory in order to clear a substantial backlog of hearings.


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