Trier, Germany

Summer Course on European Intellectual Property Law

when 1 July 2024 - 5 July 2024
language English
duration 1 week
credits 18 EC
fee EUR 1290

This course will provide a thorough introduction to European intellectual property law.

Participants in the summer course will have the opportunity to visit the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. The number of places is limited.

Course leader

Florence Hartmann-Vareilles

Barbara Hense

Target group

Private lawyers, patent attorneys, judges and other practitioners seeking an introduction to European intellectual property law.

Course aim

Key topics
- EU and international legal framework
- Trade marks and designs, including the EU design reform
- Geographical indications and its EU reform on handicraft products
- Copyright and the digital age
- Patent law, SPCs, the Unified Patent Court and patent litigation
- Intellectual property exhaustion and parallel trade
- Intellectual property licensing
- Cross-border litigation and enforcement of intellectual property rights

Training methods will include presentations, case studies and workshops.

Fee info

EUR 1290: Standard
EUR 967: EU and ERA patrons
Young lawyers and other groups


Early registration discount
10 % by 01.06.2024
20 % by 01.05.2024