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Tuesday, March 5 • 10:00am - 10:30am
EPO Drop-in Session: Patents and Medical Technology LIMITED

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More patent applications are filed at the European Patent Office for medical technology than for any other. New inventions for implants, robotic limbs, analytical tools and diagnostic devices are improving the quality of life for millions of people, including an increasing number of elderly people. Medical technology is big business - and patents help scientists and researchers secure investment as well as protect the fruits of their R&D. If you have a question about patenting in this field, or are unsure about what can be patented and what not, then come along to this session and meet an EPO examiner who is expert in this field.


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Kris Loveniers

European Patent Examiner at European Patent Office (EPO)
Kris Loveniers graduated in Electromechanical Engineering in 2000 at the KU Leuven (BE), where he also obtained a post-graduate master in Biomedical Engineering in 2002. After working for 2 years as a research assistant in the department of physiotherapy at KU Leuven, he joined medical products company Materialise as an engineer. In October 2003 he moved to the Netherlands to work at the European Patent Office (EPO).  He deals with... Read More →


Tuesday March 5, 2013 10:00am - 10:30am
European Parliament Exhibition Space, 3rd floor, Altiero Spinelli

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