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Patent teaching kit (JPG)

These materials are provided by the European Patent Academy.

Patent teaching kit

The European Patent Academy's teaching kit includes all the information you need to provide your students with a basic knowledge of the patent system.


Working with the European Commission and 18 other partners, the EPO has developed a range of IP teaching materials to be used in a "train the trainers" philosophy.

Inventor's handbook

This handbook provides basic guidance on all the key stages of turning an invention into a commercial product.

Patent Litigation in Europe

An overview of the national patent litigation systems across the European Patent Organisation's 38 Contracting States.

EQE study guide

A collection of explanations, information and advice that gives EQE candidates a head-start in preparing for the examination.