Scheduled In-house

IP Management Training Courses

Managing intellectual property portfolios to the best advantage can be a minefield of complex processes, database searches and formalities. Many patent applications are either lost or encounter issues that could be avoided. Our IP Management training courses have been designed to specifically help you navigate the procedural issues and the practical aspects of filing at the EPO, WIPO and USPTO to ensure successful outcomes.

  • Next: on request

EPO Oppositions and Appeals - the Case Law and Workshop


Drawing on case law and the experience of the faculty, this seminar considers the present workings of the opposition and appeal procedures at the European Patent Office. It provides an in-depth summary of both background and recent developments at the EPO and explains how these will impact on your day-to-day practice. It will give you the knowledge and skills to navigate this highly technical area.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mr Leythem Wall
  • Next: 10 Oct 2022 Live online
  • Also: 17 Apr 2023 Live online
  • Also: 9 Oct 2023 Live online

Freedom-to-Operate Searching

Live online

Get to grips with the fundamentals of FTO searching, understand the scope of a search and analyse the types of rights you will encounter.

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mr Stephen Adams
  • Next: 7 Dec 2022 Classroom
  • Also: 9-10 Mar 2023 Live online
  • Also: 14 Jun 2023 Classroom
  • + 2 more

IP Due Diligence & Freedom-to-Operate in Practice

Live online, Classroom

This intensive one-day course will give you many insights into the best practice of organising and conducting an efficient and thorough IP due diligence project.

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Andy Spurr
  • + 3 more
  • Next: 20-21 Apr 2023 Live online
  • Also: 12-13 Oct 2023 Live online

State of the Art Searching

New for 2023

Live online

Learn when and how to perform a ‘state of the art’ patent search. 

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by ms Jane List
  • Next: 24-28 Apr 2023 Live online
  • Also: 2-6 Oct 2023 Live online

Strategic IP Planning

Live online

A step-by-step practical guide to strategic IP planning

  • 18 CPD hours
  • Presented by Arnaud Gasnier