Jesper Kongstad

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Jesper Kongstad was Chairman of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation from 2010 to September 2017.[1][2][3][4] Until September 2017, he was also Director General of the Danish Patent and Trademark Office.[5] In 2009, he was candidate for the position of President of the European Patent Office, which was to be filled on 1 July 2010,[6] but, in December 2009, he withdrew his candidacy.[7][8] Jesper Kongstad had been elected as Chairman of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation on 29 June 2010. He took up office on 1 July 2010 for a period of three years,[9] later extended to six years.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ European Patent Office (EPO) web site, Administrative Council, Composition. Consulted on March 26, 2009.
  2. ^ Klos, Mathieu; Schulze, Christina (29 June 2017). "Europäisches Patentamt: Deutscher wird neuer Chef des Verwaltungsrats" [European Patent Office: German becomes new head of the Administrative Council]. JUVE (in German). JUVE Verlag für juristische Information GmbH. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  3. ^ Krempl, Stefan (30 June 2017). "Europäisches Patentamt: Deutscher löst Dänen an Verwaltungsratsspitze ab" [European Patent Office: German replaces Dane at the head of the Administrative Council]. heise online (in German). Heise Media. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  4. ^ "152nd meeting of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (The Hague, 28 and 29 June 2017)". European Patent Office. 10 July 2017. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Sune Stampe Sørensen bliver ny direktør for Patent- og Varemærkestyrelsen" [Sune Stampe Sørensen becomes new director of the Danish Patent and Trademark Office] (in Danish). Erhvervsministeriet. August 8, 2017. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  6. ^ EPO web site, Applications received for the post of EPO President Archived 2009-09-22 at the Wayback Machine, 17 September 2009. Consulted on September 18, 2009.
  7. ^ EPO web site, Communiqué from the Administrative Council Archived 2009-12-15 at the Wayback Machine, Updates, December 11, 2009. Consulted on December 12, 2009.
  8. ^ (in German) Stefan Krempl, Führungskrise beim Europäischen Patentamt, heise online, 11.12.2009 18:23. Consulted on December 12, 2009.
  9. ^ EPO website, Jesper Kongstad elected Chairman of Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation Archived 2010-07-03 at the Wayback Machine, News, June 29, 2010. Consulted on June 30, 2010.
  10. ^ "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
2010–2017
Succeeded by
Christoph Ernst