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.


Please use this form to submit questions and comments to the European Patent Academy.

Upcoming EPO training events

26.6.2018 | Alicante, Spain
IP Pre-diagnosis - IP Knowledge Building (Intermediate level)
27.6.2018 | Virtual classroom, online
Patent information from Latin America: 4 Colombia and Chile
28.6.2018 | London, United Kingdom
Seminar for patent administrators
5.7.2018 | Munich, Germany
Examination Matters 2018
9.7.2018 | Munich, Germany
IP Executive Week
12.7.2018 | Bucharest, Romania
PCT at the EPO (Bucharest)

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