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Munich, Bayern (Germany)
5001 to 10000 employees
1977
Nonprofit Organization
Federal Agencies
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The European Patent Organisation is an intergovernmental organisation that was set up on 7 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 ... Read more

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Germany, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Germany, GA

    I worked at EPO full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    International Organization / International Relations

    Cons

    Not sure if any is there to say.

    Advice to Management

    None

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EPO Interviews

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    Patent Examiner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in The Hague (Netherlands)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at EPO (The Hague (Netherlands)) in May 2019.

    Interview

    Online application
    There is no open position in 2019 due to internal exercise
    application + 2Weeks: Online test (do not underestimate it)
    application + 5-6Weeks: Technical interview on skype (duration 2hours)
    application + 8-10Weeks: Interview with a panel (duration 1 hour)

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