European Patent Academy

AcademyThe European Patent Academy is the external education and training arm of the European Patent Office. Its mandate reflects the need to improve intellectual property training and education structures in Europe.

Set up in 2004, the Academy operates in partnership with a broad range of national and international institutions, including the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

Areas and audiences

The Academy's activities are divided into four programme areas covering the following target audiences..

Online training

View our range of e-learning modules.


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Upcoming EPO training events

21.2.2017 | The Hague, Netherlands
New Online Filing (CMS) workshop in The Hague
22.2.2017 | Virtual classroom, online
Recent and upcoming law changes in Mainland China and Hong Kong
1.3.2017 | Virtual classroom, online
Recent and upcoming law changes in India
6.3.2017 | Distance learning, Germany
EPOQUE Net: The art of efficient searching - Advanced level
7.3.2017 | Virtual classroom, online
Global Patent Index (GPI) Advanced
8.3.2017 | Virtual classroom, online
Introduction to Patent classification

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