Program Overview

The Academy of Intellectual Property Law offers a one-year graduate program leading to the degree:

M.Phil.(Genève) in European Trademark Law

The graduate level masters program is a taught course offering comprehensive professional preparation for entry on the list of "European Trademark Attorneys" maintained by the Office of Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) under Article 89 of the COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 40/94 of 20 December 1993 on the Community Trade Mark (CTMR).

Autumn Term
Introduction to European Trademark Legal Systems
20 Lectures
European Trademark Law
20 Lectures
European Trademark Registration
20 Lectures
Trademark Infringement & Legal Defense
20 Lectures

Winter Term
Community Trademark Law
20 Lectures
Community Trademark Registration
20 Lectures
Opposition & Cancellation Proceedings before the
Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM)
20 Lectures
International Trademark Registration Pursuant to the
MADRID AGREEMENT and MADRID PROTOCOL
20 Lectures

Spring Term
International Trademark Law
20 Lectures
Exhaustion of Trademark Rights
20 Lectures
Geographical Indications
20 Lectures
Domain Names, Trademarks and the Internet
20 Lectures