WIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organization is to hold two Intellectual Property (IP) law education programmes this summer.

Open to senior students and young professionals who want to gain a deeper understanding of IP, the first course is a summer school taking place in Geneva, Switzerland from 25 June to 6 July. Offered jointly by the WIPO academy and the University of Geneva, the programme comprises lectures, case studies and discussions on selected IP topics. Registration closes on 31 March.

The second programme sees WIPO teaming up with the World Trade Organization (WTO), to offer a colloquium for IP educators on 18 & 19 June. The course will aim at helping teachers from developing countries and countries with economies in transition, become more aware of Geneva’s institutions, negotiations and other activities related to IP law and policy. Spaces for this programme are limited and interested parties should apply by 26 March at the latest.