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INPI training is promoted by the Industrial Property Academy. It was created in 2008 to provide citizens, businesses and other organisations with the tools they need to succeed in the world of Industrial Property.


One of our strategic objectives is to promote innovation and the use of Industrial Property in Portugal. For this, we offer specialised training adapted to the needs of different audiences.

We offer training in the following areas:

  • General Training (General IP Course, Transfer of Knowledge and IP Valuation Strategies, IP Rights Protection)
  • Thematic Instruction (Writing of Patent Applications, IIC - Inventions implemented by computer - How to protect?)
  • Tailored training
  • Short-term training (IP days, dissemination actions, conferences and workshops)



Information, registration and payment

Those interested should fill out the registration form (portuguese only) and send it by email.

The payment of the course must be done after receiving confirmation of the enrollment and can be done in cash, check or bank transfer.

For additional clarifications you can contact our collaborators:

  • Luísa Modesto: (+351) 21 881 82 45
  • Graça Francela: (+351) 21 881 82 19

You can also send an email.


Internships at INPI

We also have the mission to disseminate and raise awareness on Industrial Property issues in Universities and promote the integration of students in the labour market.

Through collaboration Protocols signed with higher learning institutions, we offer curricular internships of short duration.

These internships depend on our availability and curricular analysis of the candidate.


Learn more about IP with our e-book

If you prefer, you can learn more about Intellectual Property through the free e-book on this page

This book includes the various information materials made available in the Intellectual Property Training Program conducted in 2012 and directed at judges and magistrates, in a partnership between INPI, the Centre for Judicial Studies (CEJ) and the Secretary of State for Culture. 


Learn from WIPO

You can also deepen your knowledge on Intellectual Property through the various courses (online and in person) provided by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Academy.

WIPO also makes available the PANORAMA IP e-Learning platform to help Small and Medium Enterprises put Industrial Property at the service of their business strategies.


Learn from EUIPO

The Academy of the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) offers a number of online and face-to-face courses ranging from general IP topics to specific courses covering all aspects of trademarks registration and designs.

EUIPO also provides an e-Learning plataform to help SMEs to realize the importance of Industrial Property and how to best protect it.

The platform is available in Portuguese and it is organised by activity sectors, where information can be selected according to the goods and services marketed by each company.


Learn from EPO

The European Patent Academy of the European Patent Office (EPO) provides online and face-to-face training. Its Program is divided into four areas: Institutional Strengthening, IP Professionals, Judicial Training and University and Business.

The training is aimed at:

  • Staff of IP institutes
  • PATLIB centres 
  • Industrial Property Official Agents
  • Judges and lawyers
  • Universities and research centres
  • Technology transfer professionals
  • EPO online service users.
Information updated on 19 August 2020 13:22