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 Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM).

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

1.10.2014 | The Hague, Netherlands
PCT at the EPO
1.10.2014 | Stockholm, Sweden
Online Services User Day in Stockholm
2.10.2014 | Virtual classroom, online
Searching bibliographical EP data with Bulletin
8.10.2014 | Den Haag, Netherlands
EPO Boards of Appeal: Key decisions 2014
9.10.2014 | Munich, Germany
Annual meeting of EQE tutors and members of the EQE committees

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