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: 8-9 Mar 2022 Live online
  • Also: 8-9 Sep 2022 Live online

EPO Oppositions and Appeals - the Case Law and Workshop

Live online
Focused

Updated for 2021! 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
  • and Graham Ashley
  • Next: 11 Apr 2022 Live online
  • Also: 13 Oct 2022 Live online

Freedom-to-Operate Searching

Live online
Focused

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: 23-24 May 2022 Live online

IP Department Roadmap

Live online
Focused

This course provides a step-by-step, matrix-based methodology with a top-down and cross-functional approach to design an IP department roadmap

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Arnaud Gasnier
  • Next: on request

IP Due Diligence & Freedom to Operate in Practice

Bespoke
Focused

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
  • Next: on request

Patentability and State-of-the-Art Searching

Bespoke
Focused

A comprehensive and practical two-day seminar covering the key aspects of patentability and state-of-the-art searching.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Next: 21-25 Mar 2022 Live online
  • Also: 12-14 Sep 2022 Live online

Strategic IP Planning

Live online
Focused

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

  • 18 CPD hours
  • Presented by Arnaud Gasnier