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

28.1.2021 | Seminar, online
New EPO-CNIPA pilot on PCT services for Chinese applicants
1.2.2021 | Seminar, online
EPOQUE Net: the art of efficient searching - Advanced level
1.2.2021 | Seminar, online
Future and emerging technologies - CAR immunotherapy – beyond T-cell
2.2.2021 | Seminar, online
Introduction to Espacenet
3.2.2021 | Seminar, online
Using Zoom for oral proceedings in opposition via videoconference
4.2.2021 | Seminar, online
Future and emerging technologies - quantum simulation

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