The following activity is tentatively scheduled for Q1 and Q2 of 2020.
To improve the SEA patent examiners’ search capabilities and promote consistency between the search result of European and SEA patent examiners, IP Key SEA will organise a national roving advanced training programme on efficient search tools and practices in Jakarta, Indonesia; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Bangkok, Thailand; and Ha Noi, Viet Nam.
The training programme will be targeted for senior patent examiners from the respective countries. It will include the introduction to a European patent search tool and European best practices on advanced and efficient patent searching, among other topics. The European Patent Office (EPO) will be supporting the programme by providing technical expertise in conducting the training.