Meet the speakers

Meet the speakers

Every invention is unique. So is everyone in our team.

Our 7 000 employees from 35 countries prove that the best results are achieved together. As the patent office for Europe, we are proud to deliver high-quality patents and efficient services that foster innovation, competitiveness and economic growth. Our staff enjoy challenging work in a diverse environment. We are currently looking for experts in Business IT to join our teams in Munich and The Hague.

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About us

With almost 7 000 employees, the European Patent Office (EPO) is one of the largest public service institutions in Europe. Its headquarters are in Munich and it also has offices in Berlin, Brussels, The Hague and Vienna. The EPO was founded with the aim of strengthening co-operation on patents in Europe. Through its centralised patent granting procedure, inventors are able to obtain high-quality patent protection in up to 44 countries.