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.


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Upcoming EPO training events

30.11.2020 | Virtual classroom, online
Advanced patent searches and informative search reports
1.12.2020 | Virtual classroom, online
How to understand and draft search reports and written opinions (intermediate/advanced level)
8.12.2020 | Virtual classroom, online
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