This year's Search Matters conference by the European Patent Office (EPO) will be held online on 14-16 October 2020. The event will provide you with a deeper insight into how the EPO examiners tackle the complex task of searching the ever-expanding body of prior art.
Search Matters 2020 will deliver its programme in the format of interactive online workshops and plenary sessions, with a special focus on disruptive technologies such as 3D printing (aka additive manufacturing), CII (computer-implemented inventions) and AI (artificial intelligence).
Some of the topics we'll also explore include:
- Advanced features in Espacenet
- Machine translation tool
- Asian prior art
- Interrelated patents and applications
- The problem-solution approach
This high-level event is once again organised by the European Patent Academy and targets patent search professionals from business, academia and IP firms.
Registration deadline is 1 October 2020.