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JPO Deputy Commissioner Visited the EPO

November 21, 2019

On November 18, 2019, Deputy Commissioner SHIMANO Kunihiko of the Japan Patent Office (JPO) visited the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich, Germany.

Mr. SHIMANO and Dr. Christoph Ernst, Vice-President of the EPO, exchanged their opinions on recent trends at both offices, cooperation on examination practice of AI-related inventions and collaboration regarding patent classification.

(Photo)JPO Deputy Commissioner SHIMANO (left) and EPO Vice-President ERNST (right) at the meeting
JPO Deputy Commissioner SHIMANO (left) and EPO Vice-President ERNST (right) at the meeting

[Last updated 21 November 2019]