A selection of topics presented at the Search Matters events of the last years which have a lasting relevance, a wide applicability and positive feedback from the participants.
Apply for financial support for rigorous research projects that set out to produce empirical evidence with relevant implications for policymakers and business in Europe.
The IP Teaching Kit contains comprehensive teaching materials covering all the main types of intellectual property (IP). It can be used by academic teaching staff to put together lectures and courses for students in a whole range of different fields.
The manual has been compiled with a view to helping university lecturers design intellectual property courses for students of different levels, backgrounds and interests.
Working with the European Commission and 18 other partners, the EPO has developed a range of IP teaching materials to be used for "training the trainers".
This manual will help professional representatives and EQE candidates to improve both their proficiency in English and their knowledge of the vocabulary and terminology commonly used in the European patent grant procedure.
The EPO, in close collaboration with renowned IP experts, has produced a series of case studies on European small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs) which are benefiting from using patents and other IP rights.
Forming a bridge between academia and the IP labour market, the Pan-European Seal Professional Traineeship Programme gives university graduates the opportunity to gain valuable on-the-job professional work experience in a multicultural IP environment.
This handbook provides basic guidance on all the key stages of turning an invention into a commercial product.
An overview of national patent litigation systems across the 38 EPO member states.
Information, explanations and advice giving EQE candidates a head start in preparing for the examination.
An overview and guide, including scenarios, to the jurisdiction of European courts concerning patent infringement and revocation disputes. .
An overview of compulsory licensing regimes across the 38 EPC contracting states.