European Patent Academy publishes learning catalogue for businesses

For the first time, the European Patent Academy of the European Patents Office has published a learning catalogue for businesses. They will provide training at a variety of levels for companies, including SMEs and high-growth technology businesses. 

For many of these companies, their intellectual assets are an essential component of their business model. Intellectual property (IP) facilitates the transfer of technology and helps to avoid gaps in the exploitation of valuable research results. Patent information, which may be found in databases for instance, is a valuable resource for gaining technical and commercial advantage. Companies also need to ensure that they have freedom to operate for their products and services so that they are not infringing any third-party IP rights which might otherwise hinder them.

Read the full 2021 Academy Learning Catalogue