• A new union for the staff

  • A new union for the EPO

  • A new union for YOU



The current committee of FFPE-EPO was elected in 2016 and consists of:
  • Michiel Sonius(chair)
  • Gyorgy Vida (secretary)
  • Samuel van der Bijl (treasurer)
  • Aldert de Haan (vice chair/FFPE liaison)
  • Andrey Afanasiev (vice secretary)

FFPE-EPO - Providing the EPO with a different view

What is the FFPE-EPO?

  • FFPE-EPO is a union in the EPO, The Hague branch.
  • FFPE-EPO stands for Fédération de la Fonction Publique Européenne of the European Patent Office
  • FFPE-EPO is affiliated with our European umbrella organisation the FFPE (Fédération de la Fonction Publique Européenne), a European federation founded in 1962.

Elections FFPE-EPO Committee 2016

At the time of closure of candidatures, 5 valid candidature forms have been received by the Election Committee. The names of the candidates in alphabetical order are: Andrey Afanasiev; Aldert Jan de Haan; Michiel Sonius; Samuel van der Bijl; Gyorgy Vida Elections will be held on Tuesday 19 April. Voting in person will be possible from 11:45-13:45 hours in Rijswijk (Location to be determined). If you are not able to vote in person, you can request to vote by post by sending a mail to the Election Committee. The Election Committee will send you envelopes and a voting slip.

Press communiqué of Federal FFPE Bureau

Statement by the Federal Bureau of the FFPE FFPE signs Memorandum of Understanding with the European Patent Office Brussels, 2 March 2016 The Federal Bureau of the European Civil Service Federation (Fédération de la fonction publique européenne (FFPE)) welcomes the signing today, Wednesday 2 March 2016, of an historic Memorandum of Understanding between the FFPE branch at the European Patent Office (EPO) and the Office’s President, Benoît Battistelli.
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