The EUIPO Trade Mark and Design Education Programme (ETMD EP) has been specially designed to accommodate the training needs of Intellectual Property practitioners dealing with the registration and prosecution of European Union trade marks and Community designs.

A comprehensive curriculum will guide participants through all the aspects of European Union trade mark and Community design law and how the EUIPO applies the law in practice. The ETMD EP also covers proceedings before the Court of Justice of the European Union, as well as other selected IP issues.

For further information about the EUIPO Trade Mark and Design Education Programme, please visit the ETMD EP website or read the announcement about the third edition.


You will need a personal EUIPO account username (not an association or a law firm account) to apply for the course. If you do not have one, sign up by visiting this link; please use the option ‘Representative/Legal Practitioner acting on their own behalf’.

Once you have completed the application form, you will also need to upload:

  • a copy of your ID document or passport,

Upon assessment of the information provided in your application form, you will receive a letter to confirm your enrolment.

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Admission criteria

(please use a personal account, not an association / law firm account; when signing up you should use the option “Legal practitioner acting on their own behalf”)

(please use a personal account, not an association account)

Please note that the ETMD EP reserves the right to reject an applicant or disqualify a registered participant who has made a false declaration in his or her application.


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