Proposals for patent harmonisation

Closed 27 May 2022

Opened 9 May 2022


We are seeking your views on three user group proposals to harmonise patent rules on grace period, prior user rights and conflicting applications. Please ensure you have read at least the Summary Document before you complete the survey.

Your responses will be shared with the European Patent Office for incorporation in a joint report of European users views on harmonisation. Please note that no response or comment to the questionnaire will be attributed in the report.