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..
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Upcoming EPO training events
| The Hague, Netherlands
- Study visit to the EPO
| Helsinki, Finland
| Paris, France
- Séminaire pour gestionnaires brevets
| Lisbon, Portugal
- Novelty and inventive step (entry level)
| Distance learning, Germany
- EPOQUE Net: The art of efficient searching - Advanced level
| Vienna, Austria
- Introduction to legal status patent data and the INPADOC worldwide legal status database