IP Outreach in Practice > IP Use and Awareness


Organizer: European Patent Office (EPO)
Country/Territory: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, International, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Türkiye, United Kingdom
Language: English
Focus: Patents
Outreach Tools: Brochures / Guides, Case Studies, Events, Exhibitions, Training, Website
Target Audience: General Public, Inventors, SMEs


Brochure: "Patents - Knowledge for Everyone"

"Inventors' handbook"

E-learning: interactive, free-of-charge "Patent Information Tour"; introduces users to patents and to patent information and its application in particular

"EPO learning management system (LMS)": an e-learning platform which provides access to materials covering a wide range of patent-related topics; public modules cover everything from the European patent system to patent searching and innovation in business

Live online training (virtual classroom)

"IP Events"

Exhibition: "SternStunden: Innovationen rund ums Universum - Czas Gwiazd: Innowacje w Królestwie Wszechswiata" (Stellar moments: innovations about the universe) at the Technical Information Centre Berlin featuring contributions to astronomy, astrophysics and space flight by German and Polish discoverers and inventors (March to May 2006)

[Date Added/Updated: Nov 22, 2012]