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

22.4.2020 | Virtual classroom, online
The Patent Landscape of CAR T-cell immunotherapy
4.5.2020 | course, online
Assessing novelty and inventive step of patent applications
6.5.2020 | Virtual classroom, online
The Patent Landscape of Blockchain
11.5.2020 | The Hague, Netherlands
Search Matters 2020
15.5.2020 | Paris, France
RPBA roadshow Paris, FR
27.5.2020 | Munich, Germany
Study visit to the EPO

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