On 23 February 2016, the Trilateral Offices (EPO, JPO, USPTO) met with Trilateral Industry for an exchange on topics of mutual interest. The meeting was hosted by the USPTO in Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. The focus of discussions was on patent harmonisation topics as well as next steps in the IP5 Global Dossier initiative.
The topics and presentations included:
Substantive patent law harmonisation
IP5 procedural patent law harmonisation
IP5 Global Dossier initiative