Lectures and seminars

What can and cannot be patented

2017-05-1815:00 to 16:15 Air&Fire auditorium, SciLifeLab, Tomtebodavägen 23A SolnaOther

Welcome to an open seminar to learn more about what can and cannot be patentet under the European Patent Convention.


  • An introduction to the European Patent Office (EPO) (Pia Björk, Director Pharmacy and Biopharmacy; Anne Durrenberger, Examiner Biopharmacy)
  • What can and cannot be patented under the EPC, with a particular look at the pharmaceutical and biotechnological fields (Frédérique Fey-Lamprecht, Examiner Biopharmacy and Francesca Venturini, Examiner Pharmacy)
  • The level of evidence required in a patent (Andrea Veronese, Examiner Pharmacy)
  • Computer Implemented Inventions (Matthias Hilbig, Examiner Bioinformatics)

Invited speakers

  • Pia Björk, Director Pharmacy and Biopharmacy, European Patent Office Munich
  • Anne Durrenberger, Examiner Biopharmacy
  • Frédérique Fey-Lamprecht, Examiner Biopharmacy
  • Francesca Venturini, Examiner Pharmacy
  • Andrea Veronese, Examiner Pharmacy
  • Matthias Hilbig, Examiner Bioinformatics

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