Industrial Property Course - Patents 2024 edition

Program and training format


The course will have a legal focus, giving an insight not only into the Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court, but also into the patent litigation systems of several European countries.

Check and/or download the detailed program of the course here.


The course comprises 120 hours, from October 2023 to March 2024, with classes once a week in the morning and in the afternoon each one divided into two parts of 1:30 hours each.

Lectures will be in English. The maximum number of participants is 120.

The course will end with three days of practical exercises for which the presence of the participants will be mandatory.

The exercise sessions will be repeated depending on the number of participants. The dates can be modified according to organizational needs.

The presence in person is encouraged, but it is mandatory only for the three days of exercises at the end of the course, comprising a mock litigation and a mock negotiation.

Apart form the exercises, the participation to lectures will also be possible via internet.

The final exam will be organized immediately after the exercises session and it will comprise a first part with multiple choice questions and a second part with an open question.

All the participants will have access to video-recordings of the lectures, the presentations and the material of the course, which will be downloadable from the website with a personal password.