European Patent Academy

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.

Contact

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


Upcoming EPO training events

25.3.2019 | Munich, Germany
Clarity and unity: analysis of patent applications (intermediate level)
25.3.2019 | Munich, Germany
Clarity and unity: analysis of patent applications (advanced level)
27.3.2019 | The Hague, Netherlands
Study visit to the EPO
27.3.2019 | Munich, Germany
Novelty and inventive step (intermediate level)
27.3.2019 | Munich, Germany
Novelty and inventive step (advanced level)
27.3.2019 | Virtual classroom, online
Protection beyond the expiry of the patent after 20 years: supplementary protection certificates in Europe and patent term extensions in Japan, Korea and Chinese Taipei

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