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FICPI Russia in cooperation with the Russian PTO hosted the Round table “Current ways of electronic interaction between patent office, applicants, professional representatives and third parties. In search of best practices” at the XXIV Russian PTO International Conference October 20-21, 2020.

The discussion was attended by representatives of the Russian PTO, the Eurasian Patent Office, as well as members of FICPI-Russia: Yury Kuznetsov, Alexey Zalesov and Alexander Christophoroff. In particular, the following issues were discussed: resolutions of the FICPI executive committee on online interaction, accessibility of information and services of patent offices; provision of public services by the patent office in electronic form; approaches of patent offices to electronic interaction with applicants; participation of patent offices in WIPO's digital standardization activities; own systems of interaction with patent offices, openness of interaction protocols; new directions for the development of electronic interaction; information provision and service boundaries of patent offices.