Steve Rowan appointed as the new EPO Vice-President for Patent Granting Process.
We would like to congratulate Steve Rowan from the UKIPO on being appointed to be the new EPO Vice-President for Patent Granting Process.
Steve Rowan was recently appointed to be the Director of Registered Rights, having been head of the Trade Mark, Design and Tribunal functions of the UKIPO for some time. He has also worked on a wide range of IP policy issues as Deputy Director of the International and Copyright and IP Enforcement Directorates.
Steve will take up the position from 1 January 2019, and we wish him all the best in his new role.