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The Knowledge Transfer Office is available to give advice on intellectual property and often provides courses on the subject. If you would like to learn more about intellectual property, please feel free to contact the office or make use of the resources below. 


Free online resources for training in Intellectual Property 

European Patent Academy of the European Patent Office (EPO) - Click here for e-learning modules and here for the Inventor's handbook.

You can also get help from the EU's IPR Helpdesk

Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) registers Designs and Community Trade Marks in the European Union. Click here for the learning portal.

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) offers free e-learning via IP PANORAMA. Click here to access.

The National Intellectual Property Office in Malta, can be accessed via their website.


Resources for teaching Intellectual Property

EPO and OHIM have put together the IP Teaching Kit and the IP Course Design Manual.

European Intellectual Property Teachers’ Network (EIPTN) brings together individuals from across Europe to exchange ideas on best practice and innovation in teaching and learning activities relating to intellectual property. 


Maltese Law with related to Intellectual Property

Copyright Act (Cap. 415) 

Subsidiary Legislation 415.01 - Control of the Establishment and Operation of Societies for the Collective Administration of Copyright Regulations

Subsidiary Legislation 415.02 - Revival of Copyright and Neighbouring Rights (Protection) and Exhaustion of Distribution Rights (Extension) Regulations

Subsidiary Legislation 415.03 - Artists' Resale Right Regulations

Subsidiary Legislation 415.04 - Extension to Term of Protection (Neighbouring Rights) Regulations

Subsidiary Legislation 415.05 - Certain Permitted Uses of Orphan Works Regulations

Subsidiary Legislation 415.06 - Functions of the Copyright Board Regulations 

Trademarks Act (Cap.416) 

Subsidiary Legislation 416.01 - Trademarks (Provisions and Fees) Rules

Subsidiary Legislation 416.02 - Community Trademark Rules 

Patents and Design Act (Cap. 417) 

Subsidiary Legislation 417.01 - Patents Regulations

Subsidiary Legislation 417.02 - Patents (Plant Protection Products) Regulations

Subsidiary Legislation 417.03 - Patents (Medicinal Products) Regulations

Subsidiary Legislation 417.04 - Patent Cooperation Treaty Regulations

Subsidiary Legislation 417.05 - European Patent Convention Regulations 

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