On 30 and 31 August, the Federal Government invited the public to its 16th Open Day. Not only the Federal Chancellery and the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government opened their doors to visitors but also all 14 Federal Ministries. As higher federal authority, the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) had its own information stand at the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection (BMJV), which attracted many visitors and also offered an entertainment programme for children.
The President of the DPMA, Cornelia Rudloff-Schäffer, and the Deputy Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office (JPO), Yoshitake Kihara, met in the margins of the international Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) User Seminar. In addition to the joint PPH programme, other important topics dealt with included their long-standing cooperation as well as its further strengthening.
On 22 July 2014, a seminar on the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) took place at the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) in Munich. Representatives of the DPMA and our PPH partner offices in Austria, China, Finland, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States of America presented their PPH programmes, reported on experiences and developments and answered questions.
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