European Patent Office invites journalists to cover an event in Paris

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epo15_Frazer-0356_0DE4E7CD2052452980041DECE9303618The European Patent Office (EPO) and the European Journalism Centre invite 30 media professionals to cover the award ceremony of the European Inventor Award on 11 June 2015 in Paris, France, and to attend a press event organized alongside. The press trip will take place in Paris on 10 and 11 June 2015.
The programme will include panel discussions on the increasingly important role patents play in innovation and economic performance, analyses recent trends in patenting in different EU countries and look at intellectual property strategies at Europe’s public research institutes. Specialized reporters covering technology, industry and innovation will be given priority. Participants are expected to arrive in Paris on 9 June. Departure time is planned for 11 June in the late afternoon.
To apply for this event you need to register at EJC website. More information is available here.