December, 15 2016, at the Headquarters of EAPO the meeting of representatives of EAPO and Rospatent was conducted. Parties dedicated this round of discussion to issues belonged to priority subjects of collaboration:
- Submission of data and receiving of a search report on Eurasian patent applications electronically;
- Filing Eurasian applications through Rospatent electronically;
- Collaboration between EAPO and FIPS in development of information search systems.
Counterparts discussed a number of defined steps regarding execution of mentioned projects in near future, which will be reflected in cooperation program between Rospatent and EAPO in 2017 – 2018.
Parties have agreed to arrange next meeting on February 2017.