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

26.9.2018 | Chicago, United States
EPO Automotive & Mobility Seminar - Chicago
26.9.2018 | Stuttgart, Germany
Trainingstage zur Online-Einreichung (CMS) fuer EINSTEIGER - Stuttgart
28.9.2018 | London, United Kingdom
ICT Seminar 2018 - London
1.10.2018 | course, online
Assessing clarity and unity of patent applications
4.10.2018 | Virtual classroom, online
Virtual classrooms on IP value extraction and commercialisation
9.10.2018 | Vienna, Austria
Expert seminar on personalised medicine, Standard Essential Patents (SEP) and product by process

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