Meeting with EPO Officials
The EPO gave a presentation at the meeting on its recent activities, such as the quality management examination, the results of a survey on the satisfaction of Japanese applicants with the EPO”Ēs services, and improvements in examination efficiency. JIPA gave a presentation on the results of its research on the oral examination component of the EPO examination process. The EPO commented that JIPA's presentation was interesting and promised that they would internalize the research data and engage in further analysis.
After each presentation, the parties actively exchanged questions and answers. We agreed to periodically hold meetings of this sort to strengthen ties.