European Inventor Awards 2013: joint press conference by Michel Barnier, Benoît Battistelli, President of the European Patent Office (EPO), and Oswald Schröder, European Patent Office Spokesperson

Type: Complete press conference   Reference: I-078681   Duration: 10:17:00  Lieu:
End production: 28/05/2013   First transmission: 28/05/2013
On 29 May 2013, Michel Barnier, Member of the EC in charge of Internal Market and Services, together with Benoît Battistelli, President of the European Patent Office (EPO), participated in the European Inventor Award 2013 n Amsterdam. On this occasion, they gave a joint press conference on the importance of innovation in Europe and answered the journalists' questions.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:00:00 Arrival of Michel Barnier, Member of the EC in charge of Internal Market and Services, Benoît Battistelli, President of the European Patent Office (EPO), and Oswald Schröder, European Patent Office Spokesperson, to the European Inventor Award 2013, in Amsterdam 00:00:28
10:00:28 Soundbite by Oswald Schröder (in ENGLISH) giving some introductory words to open the conference 00:00:50
10:01:18 Soundbite by Benoît Battistelli (in ENGLISH) on the importance of Innovation in Europe and on the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the European Patent Convention 00:07:41
10:08:59 Soundbite by Michel Barnier (in ENGLISH) on the proposals to relaunch the Single Market 00:02:33
10:11:33 Soundbite by Michel Barnier (in FRENCH) on the unitary patent as one instrument of the Commission's toolbox aimed at creating the best environment for innovation and on the renovation of the trademark policy in order to protect employment, security and public health 00:05:01
10:16:34 Soundbite by Oswald Schröder (in ENGLISH) thanking Michel Barnier and opening the questions/answers session 00:00:25
10:17:00 Questions/answers session with Michel Barnier, Benoît Battistelli and Oswald Schröder 00:26:38
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