EPAC (European Patent Administrators Certificate)

EPIPA has announced more details regarding the preparation of the European Examination for Formalities Officers, called EPAC (European Patent Administrators Certificate). A support group with representatives from EPO, EPI and EPIPA will be set up shortly. The goal is having the first exam take place in the autumn of 2022 by means of the online tool called WISEflow. The latter has been used before at the official exam for becoming a Certified Formalities Officer organized by the Dutch Platform.