European Patent Office

Munich (headquarters), The Hague, Berlin, Vienna and Brussels

English, German, French

Internships, Young Professionals, Senior Professionals

  • Protection against discrimination of LGBTIQ+ in the principles of conduct (e.g. in the Code of Conduct)
  • Sanctions for LGBTIQ+ discrimination, Awareness training for employees on sexual and gender diversity
  • Confidential support in the coming-out process, No gender-specific dress code
  • Inclusive language in official internal communication
  • Participation in public queer events (CSD / Pride / queer street festivals etc.)
  • Use of new first names possible before an official change of civil status (for door plates, business cards, etc.)
  • Programs for allies, e.g. an ambassadors program or other measures to promote allyship

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