Join us for upcoming webinar, “Patent rights in Europe and how to conduct an effective search”

Join IPPH and RWS for our upcoming webinar, “Patent rights in Europe and how to conduct an effective search,” on April 21st, 2017. The webinar will commence at 3pm UTC. We will be covering a variety of topics including:

  • An overview of the importance of searching European patents
  • Patent protections – what are the options?
  • Patent search overview (status information, EP Register, National Registers, INPADOC data)


  • 检索欧洲专利的重要性概览
  • 专利保护 – 有哪些可选途径
  • 专利检索概览(法律状态信息、欧洲专利登记簿、国家登记簿、INPADOC数据)

Speakers include:

Peter Shea, Operations Manager, RWS

Peter has over 25 years of experience in patent search and and first joined RWS in 1990. He is currently the Operations Manager of the search team at RWS’ Information Division. Peter graduated from Lancaster University with a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. During the formation of PatBase, he and some of the other patent searchers were instrumental in creating a user interface tailored for patent searching, the fundamentals of which are still in place today. His specialties include searching automotive technologies and medical devices.

Peter SheaRWS营经理


Janny Jiang, RWS Beijing, Search Manager, China Patent Agent Qualification

Janny has many years of experience in the patent search space and joined RWS in 2010. She is currently the Senior Patent Search Analyst at RWS Beijing, having worked first as a patent translator from 2010-2015 and then as a patent searcher at the RWS Beijing office.  In 2016 she obtained a China Patent Agent qualification certificate and has continued to grow her expertise in the patent search area.


Please note this webinar will be presented primarily in Chinese. Get in contact with your nearest RWS office with any questions or comments. 


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