IP & Patent Training

Patent awareness is essential for technical companies to prevent costly mistakes.

We enlighten managers, researchers, co-oordinators and inventors about the world of IP and how their actions can influence the quantity and quality of patent rights.


Presentations & Workshops

Patent Awareness

Improve the IP culture within your company and prevent costly mistakes

Patent Strategy

Use patents cost-effectively to protect your brilliant inventions and to improve your business.

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Training for IP Administrators & Formalities Officers (in English)

Forum-Institut

Introductory Formalities
(New: online)

  • Hands-on: Essential PCT Formalities
  • Cross-over: Trademarks & Designs for Patent experts
  • Cross-over: Patents for Trademark & Design experts

Advanced Formalities
(New: online)

  • In-depth Patents & Utility Models
  • In-depth Trademarks & Designs
  • Advanced PCT

Training for the Qualifying Exam (EQE) for European Patent Attorneys

Unique opportunity to learn under realistic conditions

Pre-Exam Step-by-Step

September, organised by EQELIBRIUM

Pre-Exam Warm-Up

December, organised by EQELIBRIUM

Pre-Exam Final Countdown

February, organised by EQELIBRIUM

Unique opportunity to learn under realistic conditions

ABCD Step-by-Step

September, organised by EQELIBRIUM

ABCD Warm-Up

December, organised by EQELIBRIUM

ABCD Final Countdown

February, organised by EQELIBRIUM

Maastricht University

Pre-Exam

November to March, organised by Maastricht University

Paper A & B

November to March, organised by Maastricht University

Paper C & D

October to March, organised by Maastricht University


Study Materials

Salted Patent BlogBlog with Pete's tips & info to help trainee patent attorneys pass the European Qualifying Exam (EQE). Also on LinkedIn.

PCT Legal

  • Complete Applicant's Guides
  • Records of 1970 Conference

EPO References

  • Indexed EPO-EPC Guidelines
  • EPO as PCT Authority

EQE References

  • PCT References for EQE
  • National Law & Validation

Study Advice

Guidance for papers to take, and a study plan for tackling the legal subjects