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2 December 2022 - At their 40th Conference on 9 November 2022, the Trilateral Offices agreed on initiatives to expand innovation to SMEs and under resourced groups and promote a sustainable IP ecosystem.
18 March 2022 - Trilateral Offices highlight the role of intellectual property in helping to solve environmental issues
7 December 2021 - The Trilateral offices discussed co-operation in the digital environment and how the patent system can contribute to solving environmental issues at the 39th Trilateral conference.
31 March 2021 - During their 38th annual meeting, the Trilateral Heads of Office committed to develop a new vision and future direction for the Trilateral Co-operation.
EPO, JPO and USPTO confirm their commitment to co-operation to address global challenges at 38th Trilateral conference
9 December 2020 - The heads of the European Patent Office (EPO), Japan Patent Office (JPO) and United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), known as the Trilateral offices, held their 38th annual meeting on 8 December 2020, hosted by the EPO.
5 May 2020 - With great sadness, we announce the passing of the Honourable Gerald J. Mossinghoff, a former United States Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks.
2 March 2018 - Statement by the chair, Commissioner Munakata, JPO 2 March 2018
27 April 2017 - The heads of the European Patent Office (EPO), the Japan Patent Office (JPO), and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), met in Seville, Spain on 30 March 2017.
4 March 2016 - 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.
11 June 2015 - On 4 March 2015, the European Patent Office (EPO), the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) held the 33rd meeting of the Trilateral Heads of Office in Yokohama, Japan.