This self-paced course aims at preparing future trainers to train with existing ip4inno materials, mainly those that focus on patent-related topics.
There will be a section with the complete training material in French for French speaking trainers.
Staff of local IP centres/libraries of EPO non-member states.
Once successfully completed, participants will
The distance learning course focus in detail the following ip4inno materials:
A balanced mix of theory and practice, providing for interactive discussions with an EPO tutor will help to generate new knowledge, clarify open questions and allow for preparing IP training based on ip4inno materials.
Participants must have teaching experience and access to ip4inno training material. A good command of spoken and written English is required.
In order to attend the on-line course participants need a computer with an internet browser and a high-speed broadband internet connection. For their virtual classrooms, the EPO uses Cisco WebEX, so initially some WebEX software will be installed on your computer. Security settings on local Firewalls need to be checked. For more information please see the "VC guidelines for participants" under "Downloads". The use of headsets is recommended for the VC sessions.
Estimated working time:
The course will be hosted on the Internet, accessible 7/24 from 05.05. until 31.08.2014.
Scheduled live sessions as follows (change of dates might occur). CEST = GMT +02:00:
VC (1): 06.05.14 at 09:00 am CEST
VC (2): 14.05.14 at 03:00 pm CEST
VC (3): 26.05.14 at 09:00 am CEST
VC (4): 04.06.14 at 03:00 pm CEST
European Patent Academy
European Patent Office
Deadline for registration is over.