European Inventor Award 2012 - Copenhagen, Denmark

Press conference with Benoît Battistelli, EPO President; Michel Barnier, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services; Vincent Van Quickenborne, Belgian Minister of Economy and Reform; Bence Rétvári, Hungarian Minister of State for Public Administration and Justice

Here you will find the latest press releases, films, photos and features highlighting the nominees' patents and what has been achieved using their inventions.

Expect the names of the 2012 nominees to be announced in early spring 2012.

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The significance of the European Inventor Award
Hear what a winner and a nominee have to say about the lasting value of the EPO's awards.

European Inventor films win three Master Class awards
The jury at this year's Corporate Media Awards praised the European Patent Office for its fifteen films on the European Inventor Award 2011, which were "first-rate films of the highest quality, a prime example of successful communication between specialists and the general public".

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Photos of past events

Press conference photos, Budapest 2011

Films of past events

His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias


Oswald Schröder
Press Spokesperson
European Patent Office
Erhardtstr. 27
80469 Munich, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0) 89 2399 1800
Fax: +49 (0) 89 2399 1802

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