On 16 January 2019, the EPO hosted the sixth IP5 Global Dossier Task Force (GDTF) meeting in The Hague, Netherlands. The task force took stock of progress in the five priorities of next deliverables of Global Dossier and discussed improvements to existing Global Dossier services.
The GDTF meeting was held jointly with the IP5 Industry Consultation Group (ICG) meeting. Due to a partial shutdown of the government of the United States, the USPTO was unable to participate at these meetings.
The topics and presentations at the sixth meeting of the GDTF included:
Access to non-patent literature (NPL)
Next deliverables of Global Dossier