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Trilateral Heads of Office Meeting held

November 10, 2022

On November 9, 2022, the Japan Patent Office (JPO), the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and the European Patent Office (EPO) held the 40th Trilateral Heads of Office meeting in Durham, North Carolina in the United States.

Prior to this meeting, a Trilateral Heads of Office with Trilateral Industry meeting was also held on November 8 with the Trilateral User Groups (IT3: Industry Trilateral*) from Japan, the United States and Europe.

These meetings included discussions on the topics of digitalization efforts, analyses related to patent-intensive industry, support for small and medium-sized enterprises, and inclusive innovation.

Photo - (Trilateral Heads of Office meeting)
(Trilateral Heads of Office meeting)

* IT3 (Industry Trilateral): Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA), American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), BusinessEurope (BE)

[Last updated 10 November 2022]