Norway to Join EPO in 2008
Norway is set to become a member of the European Patent Organisation on January 1, 2008.
The European Patent Organisation is an intergovernmental organisation that was set up in October 1977 on the basis of the European Patent Convention (EPC) signed in Munich in 1973. It has two bodies, the European Patent Office and the Administrative Council, which supervises the Office's activities. The Organisation currently has 32 member states.