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.

Upcoming EPO training events

16.4.2021 | Workshop, online
Expert exchange on e-learning best practices
21.4.2021 | Seminar, online
Business use of patent information
22.4.2021 | Seminar, online
Focus on recent case law: G 1/19 and opinion G 3/19
22.4.2021 | Seminar, online
Guidelines2day series
22.4.2021 | Conference, online
Opposition Matters reloaded
29.4.2021 | Seminar, online
PCT for US paralegals and agents

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