European Patent Academy


The 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

17.10.2017 | Milan, Italy
Seminar for patent administrators
17.10.2017 | Helsinki, Finland
Efficient dialog between patent examiners and patent attorneys or applicants
18.10.2017 | Virtual classroom, online
Patent information from the BRICS countries: India
25.10.2017 | Munich, Germany
Workshops zur Online-Einreichung für Fortgeschrittene
25.10.2017 | Madrid, Spain
PCT at the EPO
25.10.2017 | Stockholm, Sweden

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