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

12.7.2017 | Dortmund, Germany
Trainingstage zur Online-Einreichung (CMS) für EINSTEIGER - Dortmund
18.7.2017 | Rome, Italy
PCT at the EPO
18.7.2017 | Virtual classroom, online
Global Dossier/Federated Register
19.7.2017 | Vienna, Austria
Basics of patent searching with Espacenet
26.7.2017 | Munich, Germany
Trainingstage zur Online-Einreichung (CMS) für EINSTEIGER - München
1.9.2017 | Distance learning, Germany
EQE pre-examination paper 2018 - online training course

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