March 22, 2017: the Federal Institute of Industrial Property (FIPS) representatives were hosted in the EAPO Headquarters to make a presentation on PatSerach system. The FIPS representatives demonstrated the system capabilities and main stages of its operation, access to which for EAPO examiners is provided on the basis of an agreement between EAPO and FIPS.
The EAPO examiners learned about main characteristics and functionalities of the system. The FIPS representatives made a short case demonstration of PatSearch operation in the Eurasian Patent Office via a secure channel with FIPS.
The meeting was concluded with FIPS - EAPO discussion on some practical issues related to PatSearch use.