The general aim of these study visits is to raise and increase awareness of the European patent system in particular among European universities’ students in all fields.
They provide hands-on experience of the EPO and offer insight into the work of EPO experts, patent examiners and lawyers.
This study visit will focus on the field of Artificial Intelligence and computer-implemented inventions (CII). Besides providing the participants with an overview of the EPO, the European patent system and the work of an EPO examiner, it will guide them through the peculiarities of AI-based inventions and CII-related patent applications and the challenges their search and examination poses.
The lectures will be at a basic level.