Fully Accredited Program EU Intellectual Property Laws

Intellectual property law in the European Union is complex and intricate to navigate. With 27 member states each having their own national IP laws and procedures, as well as EU-wide regulations that overlap, this complex framework requires in-depth knowledge to ensure compliance. In addition, the EU has centralized agencies like the EUIPO and EPO that administer certain aspects of IP protection, adding further complexity for companies looking to safeguard their inventions, brands and works across Europe.

This certified program will provide you with comprehensive training on the complex world of IP law across the EU. You will gain expertise on crucial topics like patents, trademarks, registered designs, copyright, database protection and geographical indications. Additionally, this program will highlight key differences between member states’ IP laws and teach you how to leverage both national systems and EU-wide mechanisms for the strongest protection.

Through powerful case studies and real-world example, you will learn practical aspects of IP law in the EU, including strategies for registration, management, and enforcement of IP rights across different jurisdictions. You will learn about the challenges of IP law enforcement in the EU, the implications of technological advancements on IP rights, and the legal intricacies involved in cross-border IP issues.

Additionally, you will navigate the complexities of the trade secrets directive, including its implementation and the repercussions of non-compliance. This program will also offer an exploration of competition law and the EU e-commerce directive, alongside an extensive study of trademark law. By the end of the program, you will be fully equipped to sail through the intricacies of EU IP law enabling you to build robust IP compliance strategies within your organization.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will attain the Certification in EU Intellectual Property Laws. This distinguished certification will enhance your professional qualifications, demonstrating your expertise in developing a robust compliance framework aligned with EU IP laws and trademark regulations. Globally demanded and recognized, the certification holds lifelong validity and will underscore your expertise in the EU’s IP laws and amplify your professional credentials.

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This program will entitle you:

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  • Experience 2 days of instructor-led live program and in-depth learning on EU’s IP legislation framework, copyright and trademark regulations and compliance strategies.
  • Attain the industry-recognized Certification in EU Intellectual Property Laws. This certification will offer a testament to your expertise in developing robust IP compliance strategies.
  • Gain insights from impactful case studies and best practices to effectively manage legal obligations, protect against non-compliance, and implement risk management strategies.
  • For inquiries, chat with our Program Advisers at [email protected] or call us at
    • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
    • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
    • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
    • USA: +1 888 745 8875

Accreditations

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This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all professionals who have completed this program.

The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD Certification Service as conforming to Continuing Professional Principles. CPD is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognized independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.

What Can You Expect From This Live Program

EU’s Intellectual Property (IP) laws are complex. With 27 member states each having their own national IP laws and procedures, as well as EU-wide regulations that overlap, this complex framework requires in-depth knowledge to ensure compliance. In addition, the EU's linguistic diversity means IP applications and enforcement mechanisms must be managed in multiple languages, complicating processes for applicants not fluent in all these languages.

This certified program is designed to provide you with an in-depth understanding of critical topics, such as the EU’s trademark laws, community design, copyright law, patent law, and how these are influenced by both EU directives and individual member state laws. You will gain insights into the challenges of protecting IP in a digital and globalized marketplace, and the interplay between EU-wide regulations and national legal frameworks.

With a focus on the unique challenges of the EU, this program will ensure you understand multi-jurisdictional IP issues like translating patents and litigating disputes. You will also learn how to navigate centralized application processes through EUIPO and EPO systems. With a deep grounding in both unified and fragmented aspects of EU IP law, you will learn about the challenges of IP law enforcement in the EU, the legal intricacies involved in cross-border IP issues and how to create watertight IP protection strategies.

Additionally, you will navigate the complexities of the trade secrets directive, including its implementation and the repercussions of non-compliance. This program will also offer an exploration of competition law and the EU e-commerce directive, alongside an extensive study of trademark law. By the end of the program, you will be fully equipped to sail through the intricacies of EU IP law enabling you to build robust IP compliance strategies within your organization.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will attain the Certification in EU Intellectual Property Laws. This distinguished certification will enhance your professional qualifications, demonstrating your expertise in developing a robust compliance framework aligned with EU IP laws and trademark regulations. Globally demanded and recognized, the certification holds lifelong validity and will underscore your expertise in the EU’s IP laws and amplify your professional credentials.

Key Skills You Will Gain

  • EU Intellectual Property Laws
  • IP Laws
  • EU Copyright Law
  • EU Copyright Directive
  • EU Trademark Law
  • EU Patent Law
  • Design Protection
  • EU Design Rights Law
  • Trade Secrets
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Trade Secrets Directive
  • IP Litigation
  • European Patent System
  • Cross-Border IP
  • Digital IP Management
  • Competition Law
  • Digital Rights Management (DRM)
  • European Patent Convention
  • Utility Patents
  • Unitary Patent Protocol
  • Utility Models
  • Registered Community Design (RCD)
  • Unregistered Community Design (UCD)
  • Antitrust law
  • EU AI Act
  • EU E-Commerce Directive
  • Patent Dispute
  • Patent Litigation
  • Trade Secrets Law
  • Design Law

Your Faculty Director

Vassilios Vlahakis
Vassilios Vlahakis
Award Winning Innovation & Intellectual Property Consultant

Dr. Vassilios Vlahakis is an established expert in innovation, intellectual property, and patent consultation. With a remarkable career spanning 25 years, he is renowned as a PQ EPO & USPTO Patent Attorney and a Patent Valuator. As the visionary Founder and Director of Kainagora Innovation and IP Consultants, Dr. Vlahakis has steered the firm to international recognition, earning the accolade of Best International Innovation Management and Intellectual Property Consultancy in 2018. His career is marked by strategic roles, including establishing and leading corporate IP departments for multinational corporations, managing significant commercial and research initiatives, and engaging in applied research in academia and industry, notably with GE Medical Systems.

Dr. Vlahakis is committed to excellence, guiding clients to effectively restructure and maximize their IP and patent portfolios. His holistic approach, blending technical, business, and legal knowledge, is tailored to create sustainable competitive advantages for a diverse clientele, including startups in biomedical devices, AI, and software for medical applications, as well as for investment funds, and European and American governments. A dedicated trainer and consultant for WIPO, he has developed substantial contributions in technology transfer and invention monetization. Currently, he serves as a mentor and evaluator for prestigious institutions like the MIT Enterprise Forums in Greece and CEE, Imperial College London’s Activate Mentoring Program, Cyprus Seeds, and various Hackathons.

EU Intellectual Property Laws Program Agenda

Module 1 - Introduction To EU Intellectual Property Law
Module 2 - European Patent Convention (Utility Patents)
Module 3 - Utility Models
Module 4 - Designs
Module 5 - Geographical Indications
Module 6 - Trade Secrets Directive And Its Implementation
Module 7 - Competition Law
Module 8 - EU AI Act (Pending Negotiation)
Module 9 - EU E-Commerce Directive
Module 10 - Trade Marks

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand National vs. EU-wide Mechanisms: Learn the key differences between individual member states' IP laws and EU-wide mechanisms to employ the most effective protection strategies.
  • Navigate the Trade Secrets Directive: Delve into the complexities of the trade secrets directive, understanding its implementation and the consequences of non-compliance.
  • Explore Competition Law and E-commerce Directive: Gain insights into competition law and the EU e-commerce directive, with a comprehensive study of trademark law.
  • Challenges in Digital and Globalized Marketplace: Understand the challenges of protecting IP in a digital and globalized environment, and how EU-wide regulations interact with national legal frameworks.
  • Multi-Jurisdictional IP Issues and Solutions: Learn to handle multi-jurisdictional IP issues, including patent translation and dispute litigation in different EU jurisdictions.
  • Develop Robust IP Compliance Strategies: Equip yourself with the knowledge to construct strong IP compliance strategies within your organization, considering both unified and fragmented aspects of EU IP law.
  • Creating Watertight IP Protection Strategies: Learn how to craft comprehensive IP protection strategies, addressing the intricacies of cross-border IP issues and effective law enforcement in the EU.
  • EU AI Act and E-commerce Directive Analysis: Stay updated on the pending EU AI Act, focusing on high-risk AI and general-purpose AI, along with the principles of the EU e-Commerce Directive.
  • European Patent Convention Mastery: Gain insights into the European Patent Office, the Administrative Council, and key financial provisions impacting utility patents.

Certification in EU Intellectual Property Laws

Upon successfully attending this program, you will be awarded with the Certification in EU Intellectual Property Laws that can be used in your resume, CV and other professional credentials. This certification is industry-recognized with lifelong validity.

Globally demanded and recognized, this certification will amplify your professional qualifications and demonstrate your expertise in navigating the intricacies involved in EU’s IP law and trademark regulation compliance. Developed by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, the content of this program has been independently accredited by CPD Certification Service as adhering to the highest standards of continuing professional principles.
 

Pricing & Registration

Please select one of the locations:

United Kingdom and EU

Dates: 13 - 14 Nov 2024

Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
10:00am-5:30pm Central European Time (CET)


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By 10 Sep 2024 By 22 Oct 2024 After 22 Oct 2024
EU Delegates EUR 1,295 EUR 1,495 EUR 1,595
UK Delegates GBP 1,095 GBP 1,295 GBP 1,395

Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat (1 discount scheme applies)

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You can download our program brochure below. If you have any inquiries on this program, please contact our Program Advisor at [email protected] or call us at:

  • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
  • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
  • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
  • USA: +1 888 745 8875

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EU Intellectual Property Laws Reviews and Testimonials

Attending the EU Intellectual Property Laws program was a wise investment in my professional development as a Trademarks and Designs Attorney. The program's well-structured modules and expert guidance have significantly contributed to my ability to navigate the complexities of EU IP laws with confidence.
Enrolling in the EU Intellectual Property Laws program was a wise investment in my career. The program's comprehensive coverage of EU IP laws, coupled with practical examples, has been instrumental in my professional development as a Patent Paralegal.
The EU IP Laws program has been a tremendous asset. The program's attention to detail and real-world applications has significantly contributed to my ability to handle diverse intellectual property challenges
The EU Intellectual Property Laws program exceeded my expectations. The in-depth coverage of intellectual property issues, coupled with practical insights, has proven invaluable. I now have a more nuanced understanding of IP laws and their application within the European context.

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