Jesper Kongstad

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Jesper Kongstad is the current Director General of the Danish Patent and Trademark Office and Chairman of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation.[1] In 2009, he was candidate for the position of President of the European Patent Office, which was to be filled on 1 July 2010.[2] In December 2009, he withdrew his candidacy.[3][4] Jesper Kongstad was elected as Chairman of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation on June 29, 2010. He took up office on July 1, 2010 for a period of three years,[5] later extended to six years.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ European Patent Office (EPO) web site, Administrative Council, Composition. Consulted on March 26, 2009.
  2. ^ EPO web site, Applications received for the post of EPO President, 17 September 2009. Consulted on September 18, 2009.
  3. ^ EPO web site, Communiqué from the Administrative Council, Updates, December 11, 2009. Consulted on December 12, 2009.
  4. ^ (German) Stefan Krempl, Führungskrise beim Europäischen Patentamt, heise online, 11.12.2009 18:23. Consulted on December 12, 2009.
  5. ^ EPO website, Jesper Kongstad elected Chairman of Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation, News, June 29, 2010. Consulted on June 30, 2010.
  6. ^ "Re-election of the Chair of the Administrative Council". European Patent Office. 26 March 2013. Retrieved April 6, 2013. 

Further reading[edit]

Positions in intergovernmental organisations
Preceded by
Benoît Battistelli
Chairman of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation
2010–present
Incumbent