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

21.11.2019 | Virtual classroom, online
PCT at the EPO: Entry into the European phase - processing your application before the EPO as designated Office
26.11.2019 | Virtual classroom, online
Asian Patent Information: 2 Japan
27.11.2019 | Virtual classroom, online
Examination Matters - webinar series
27.11.2019 | London, United Kingdom
EPO and UKIPO online services half day workshops - London - Wednesday 27, Thursday 28 November 2019
29.11.2019 | Stockholm, Sweden
ICT Seminar 2019 - Stockholm
2.12.2019 | Munich, Germany
Seminar on EPO patenting procedures

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