avatar for Jeremy Philpott

Jeremy Philpott

Principal Directorate Communication, European Patent Office (EPO), Munich

As Chef vom Dienst, Jeremy co-ordinates the various external communication activities of the EPO - via printed publications, the website and media relations - for diverse audiences. He supports the Principal Director for Communication in strategic planning, topic-scouting and being a spokesperson.

From 2006 to 2012 Jeremy led the European Patent Academy's Innovation Support Unit promoting and supporting patent-related IP training to industry and SME audiences, principally through training events for business advisors and technology transfer officers. In particular he has worked closely with the Enterprise Europe Network and EACI for many years to bring IP strategy training to hundreds of business advisors across Europe, encouraging them to use the ip4inno training materials (www.ip4inno.eu).

Jeremy studied at Cardiff University (Wales, UK), where he was awarded a B.Sc (Hons) in applied chemistry in 1992, and then a Ph.D in analytical chemistry in 1995. In 2002 he was awarded his post-graduate diploma in law and IP, also from Cardiff University.