There'll be no easy bedding-in for António Campinos at the EPO; he'll have to hit the ground running 12 Oct 17
The news that António Campinos has been chosen to succeed Benoît Battistelli as president of the European Patent Office should not have come as a huge surprise to IAM’s readers. We predicted it might happen back in July. But the speed of the appointment is perhaps a little unexpected. It’s only just over three months since the job prospectus was posted on the EPO website; so perhaps the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation really did have the executive director of the EU IP Office lined up all the time.
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