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Visser's Annotated European Patent Convention
The preeminent work – the only regularly updated authoritative article-by-article commentary in English on the European Patent Convention (EPC), its implementing regulations, and associated case law – provides the complete text of the 2000 Convention annotated with commentary and expert guidance on the interpretation of each paragraph.
- Best-selling Article-by-Article commentary with expert guidance on the interpretation of each paragraph
- Updated annually*
- By authority Derk Visser
*The EPO has announced that the annual entry into force of the Guidelines will move to 1 March and there will be no new Guidelines in 2020. Therefore, there will not be a 2020 edition of the book. The 2019 edition is suitable for candidates preparing for the EQE 2021. In November, a supplemental note will be available for free here .
The Author is patent attorney and partner at EIP LLP in London and lecturer European patent law at Ceipi Strasbourg
Peter de Lange
Peter is a European and Dutch patent attorney. Peter graduated in chemistry and in law and completed an internship with the Boards of Appeal during his studies.
European Patent Attorney Kaisa Suominen joined a Finnish private practice firm after her graduation and has since mainly worked in private practice, including five years as managing director. She is currently working at Laine IP
Laurence is a European and UK patent attorney and has worked in IP since 2013. He advises a range of clients, from university tech transfer offices to global Software-as-a-Service providers
Introducing the Team Behind Visser’s Annotated European Patent Convention
Kluwer IP Law
- Covers commentary from Visser's Annotated European Patent Convention and Case Law of the Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office
- Updated at least 3 times per year
- Includes useful links to the EPO website