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Thursday, March 7 • 10:00am - 10:30am
EPO Drop-in Session: Patents and Space Technology LIMITED

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One of the most important technical fields of this decade is space and satellite technology. The potential impact on all our lives will be enormous, from the multitude of uses for Earth observation data, to navigation and telecommunications. With the launch of Europe's own Galileo GNSS to rival GPS it is clear that the technology race will intensify. This is also an area where standards are key to the development and evolution of technology, ensuring interoperability of systems. But what happens when patents and standards collide? 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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Carlos Weber

Patent examiner, European Patent Office (EPO)
Carlos Weber is a patent examiner in the field of aeronautics and astronautics at the European Patent Office in Munich, Germany. He has previously worked as a research engineer specialised in aerodynamics at the European space company Astrium working in the framework of various European projects. He received his PhD degree from the National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse in France, where he lived for four years, and holds a diploma degree in... Read More →


Thursday March 7, 2013 10:00am - 10:30am
European Parliament EPO Exhibition Space, 3rd floor, Altiero Spinelli

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