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Rule 10Training Centre

1. The Training Centre, by offering the necessary infrastructural and organisational assets, shall assist the educational bodies that wish to provide a Course at the seat of the Training Centre as well. It may also facilitate e-learning options.

2. The Training Centre may also offer the Course in compliance with Rules 3 – 5. [1] In this case, Rule 9 [2] applies to the Training Centre as well.
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1. The curriculum of the Course shall cover:
(a) a general introduction into law, including main aspects of European law;
(b) basic knowledge of private law, including contract law, company law and tort law, in both common and continental law, and private international law;
(c) the role, organisation and patent-related case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union, including case law on supplementary protection certificates;
(d) enforcement of patents, providing knowledge of Directive 2004/48 (EC) on the enforcement of intellectual property rights and relevant case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union;
(e) unitary patent protection, providing advanced knowledge of Regulations 1257/2012 (EU) implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection and 1260/2012 (EU) implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection with regard to the applicable translation arrangements, as well as the Rules relating to unitary patent protection;
(f) a comparative overview on patent infringement proceedings and revocation of patents in Contracting Member States;
(g) the operation of the Unified Patent Court, providing advanced knowledge of the Agreement on the Unified Patent Court and the Unified Patent Court’s Statute;
(h) litigation before the Unified Patent Court, providing advanced knowledge of procedures, litigation and advocacy skills, practice and case management before the Unified Patent Court, with special regard to the Rules of Procedure of the Unified Patent Court.
2. The Course shall focus in particular on the contents mentioned in points (e)-(h) of paragraph (1) and include practical exercise on litigation and negotiation.

 
1. The minimum duration of the Course shall be 120 hours of lectures and practical training.
2. The Course shall be concluded by both a written and oral examination.

 
1. The Course may be provided in any official language of a Member State of the European Union.
2. E-learning facilities are encouraged as an integral part of the Course. However, practical training always requires personal participation.

[2Rule 9 - Reports}}
Participating educational bodies are required to report every year to the Unified Patent Court on the curriculum, results and statistics of the accredited Course. The Administrative Committee takes note of this report.