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FAQ - Intellectual property course design manual

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Can anyone get a hard copy of the intellectual property course design manual?

No. Hard copies of the manual (usually one per person) are only available to university teaching staff wishing to use it in their lectures.


How can I get my hard copy of the intellectual property course design manual?

All you have to do is e-mail your name and address, together with details of the classes you will be using the manual for, to academia@epo.org.


Can I order more than one hard copy of the intellectual property course design manual?

You may order extra copies on behalf of colleagues or for your university library. Please e-mail your name and address to academia@epo.org, stating how many manuals  you require and who they are for.


May I forward the electronic version of the intellectual property course design manual to other people?

Because we ask everybody who downloads the manual to provide details about themselves so that we can keep them updated and collect valuable statistical data about how they use the manual, we recommend that individuals download it from the EPO website themselves.


Is the intellectual property course design manual suitable for audiences/students with different national and educational backgrounds?

Yes, it has been designed to provide a general introduction to intellectual property and can be used for students with different national and educational backgrounds.


What languages is the intellectual property course design manual available in?

The manual is currently only available in English.


May I translate the intellectual property course design manual into my language?

Yes, but you must clearly state that your translation has not been authorised by the EPO, and that the EPO is not responsible for its correctness. You must also remove any other reference to the EPO, in particular its official logo.


Where can I find the terms and conditions for using the intellectual property course design manual?

These can be found on the "Terms of use" page.

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