Apply Now | WIPO Extends Distance Learning Program Registration Deadline

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New Deadline: April 19, 2020

WIPO Academy has extended the registration deadline for advanced courses in Intellectual Property.  According to WIPO, due to increased demand from students and professionals studying or working remotely from home globally, we are extending the registration period while keeping the start date (April 8) of the courses. We will extend the end-date of the courses by 3 weeks and start the tutorial service, where applicable, from April 3.

Each of the courses is tutored by IP practitioners in the relevant field and in the following languages: Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

Registration for the following courses is still open at (choose Training Catalog, then WIPO Academy – [DL] Distance Learning Program on Intellectual Property) until April 19, 2020:

    • Copyright and Related Rights (DL-201);
    • Intellectual Property, Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions (DL-203);
    • Patents (DL-301);
    • Trademarks, Industrial Designs & Geographical Indications (DL-302);
    • Arbitration & Mediation Procedure under the WIPO Rules (Dl-317);
    • Patent Information Search (DL-318);
    • Basics Of Patent Drafting (DL-320);
    • Intellectual Property Management (DL-450);
    • Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights for Legal Practitioners (DL-501);
    • Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights for Rights Holders (DL-502)
    • Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights for CMOs (DL-503);
    • Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights for Policy Makers (DL-506); and,
    • Software Licensing Including Open Source (DL-511)
    • Promoting Access to Medical Technologies and Innovation – WHO, WIPO, WTO Executive Course on the intersections between public health, intellectual property and trade (DL701).

    Fee Structure:

    Students and Academics

    40 US dollars
    200 US dollars

    60 US dollars
    320 US dollars
    Government officials (including IP offices)

    free of charge
    see fee criteria for professionals

    *List of countries for which the reduced fee applies.

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About Ufuoma Akpotaire 319 Articles
Ufuoma is a Senior Editor and Director of Regulatory Policy at NLIPW. She assists clients in the protection of copyrights, trademarks and patents. She counsels clients regarding validity and infringement matters and has experience acting against the infringement of IP and addressing counterfeit issues. She holds a Masters degree (LL.M.) from Columbia Law School, New York and a law degree from the University of Nigeria (LL.B. Honors). She is admitted to practice law in Nigeria and in the State of New York. Ufuoma cut her teeth in the intellectual property practice groups of some of the largest law firms in Nigeria and has years of experience working with major non-profit organizations in New York. Email: