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European Intellectual Property
Teachers' Network

With the support of

European Intellectual Property Teachers' Network (EIPTN)

The European Intellectual Property Teachers’ Network (EIPTN) brings together individuals from across Europe to exchange ideas on best practice and innovation in teaching and learning activities relating to intellectual property.

EIPTN is interdisciplinary in focus, reflecting intellectual property teaching in a range of disciplines including law, politics, international relations, business studies, economics, computing science, engineering and physics.

Lisbon 2013 annual workshop

The seventh annual EIPTN workshop took place at the University of Lisbon, Portugal, on Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 July 2013. The full programme of speakers and copies of presentations are now available to view online. The event was generously supported by the European Patent Academy of the European Patent Office (EPO) and the EU Observatory, OHIM Academy, Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs).

Milan 2012 annual workshop

We were delighted that the European Patent Office and the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) both provided financial support for the sixth EIPTN workshop at the Bocconi University, Milan, on 12-13 July 2012.

We are very grateful to the European Patent Academy of the EPO and the OHIM Academy for working with EIPTN and supporting our activities in this way.

About EIPTN

The EIPTN organising committee consists of the following individuals who have hosted the annual EIPTN workshops: Claire Howell was the host of the first EIPTN annual workshop at the University of Aston on 25 June 2007. Alison Firth was the host of the second EIPTN annual workshop at the University of Newcastle on 30 June 2008. Duncan Matthews was the host of the third EIPTN annual workshop at Queen Mary, University of London, on 20-21 July 2009. Adoración Pérez Troya was the host of the fourth EIPTN annual workshop at the University of Alcalá (Madrid) on 24-25 June 2010 in collaboration with Mariano Riccheri. Petra Žikovská organised the fifth EIPTN annual workshop at the Institute of Copyright Law, Industrial Property Rights and Competition Law, Faculty of Law, Charles University, Prague, on 27-28 June 2011. Laurent Manderieux was the host of the sixth EIPTN annual workshop at the Law Department of Bocconi University, Milan, on 12-13 July 2012 in collaboration with the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London. Ana Neves of UL INOVAR is organising the seventh EIPTN annual workshop at the University of Lisbon on 15-16 July 2013.

The network is being coordinated by Claire Howell (Aston University) and website is being maintained by Duncan Matthews (Queen Mary, University of London).

The European Intellectual Property Teachers' Network is grateful for the support of the European Patent Academy and the OHIM Academy.

Contact us:

For further information about the European Intellectual Property Teachers' Network (EIPTN) contact: enquiries@eiptn.org