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EU - Webinar EPO Coop: Patent protection for EU funding beneficiaries - Artificial Intelligence

Offered by the European Patent Office (EPO) and the European IP Helpdesk

This IP training session is part of a brand-new lecture series, organised in co-operation with the European Patent Academy of the EPO, that addresses the IP-related aspects of EU-funded projects in five areas: It introduces the main aspects of IP management: notably IP ownership, protection and exploitation. Each lecture explores the interface between patents and the respective technical field. The lectures may be of interest to a variety of audiences, from researchers to technology transfer officers.

  • Intellectual property | Patent | Artificial intelligence
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  • Live streaming available

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Live stream
Online link
Online time
Entrance fee
This Webinar is offered free of charge


Patent protection for EU funding beneficiaries
The role of patents in the innovation lifecycle

The live online sessions include Q&A and are complemented with optional self-paced courses. 

Training sessions of the series cover the following technical fields:

Medical technologies             19/01/2022

Artificial Intelligence               16/03/2022

Green technologies                14/06/2022

Digital communication            20/10/2022

Biotechnology                         17/11/2022


Artificial intelligence


Moderator: Claire Fritz, senior project manager, European IP Helpdesk


09.30     Introduction

              Giovanna Oddo, programme area manager Academia, European Patent Academy, EPO

09.35     Presentation of main aspects of IP management in EU-funded projects  

              European IP Helpdesk

09.50     Getting to know patents

              Christian Soltmann, product manager, Patent Knowledge, EPO

10.10     Patentability of new technological developments in artificial intelligence

              Carlos Rivera Pons, team manager and examiner, EPO

10.35     Learning resources

              Claire Fritz, senior project manager, European IP Helpdesk

10.45     Q&A

11.00     End


Duration: 75 minutes (presentation) + 15 minutes (Q&As)

Fee: The webinar will be offered free of charge.

Assistance: For any technical assistance or questions, please contact the training team at:


General contact

European IP Helpdesk Training Team