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EPO and Lithuania co-operate on developing the European patent system
Munich/Vilnius, 12 April 2011 -- In his first official visit to Lithuania since taking office, the President of the European Patent Office (EPO), Benoît Battistelli, met with Lithuanian Minister of Justice, Remigijus Šimašius, to discuss how to further strengthen the country's intellectual property system, in particular with the support of the State Patent Bureau (SPB).