(EUIPO) European Union Intellectual Property Office

EUIPO is the European Union Intellectual Property Office responsible for managing the EU trade mark and the registered Community design. It also works with the IP offices of the EU Member States and international partners to offer a similar registration experience for trade marks and designs across Europe and the world.

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Traineeships

EUIPO - Junior IP Employees

Location(s): Alicante (Spain)
Type of contract: Trainee

The EUIPO offers grant-assisted traineeships to junior staff from national and international industrial property offices. These placements offer technical training in specific areas of IP administration, with particular regard to trade marks and designs. They offer the opportunity to learn about the EUIPO's e-registration services, observe management techniques and strategies and understand EUIPO's databases and technical knowledge. Trainees also work in other specific areas of expertise such as human resources, communications or information technology.

Who can apply: Nationals of EU Member States and from non EU countries, who have completed at least the first cycle of a higher education course certified by an official document from the University and have a working knowledge of one of Office's five working languages (English, French, German, Italian and Spanish).

Duration: 5 months

Paid: Yes.

Starting Dates: Ongoing

EUIPO - Pan-European Seal Programme

Deadline: 08/04/2018 - 23:59(Brussels time)
Location(s): Alicante (Spain)
Type of contract: Trainee

This scheme gives young university graduates a unique first-hand experience of the European Union in general and the Office in particular. It is also an opportunity to put into practice the knowledge acquired during their studies, in particular in their specific areas of competence. In addition, it helps them understand the objectives and procedures relating to the European Union trade mark and Community design system, as well as to IP infringement and enforcement matters.

Who can apply: Nationals of EU Member States and from non EU countries, who have completed at least the first cycle of a higher education course certified by an official document from the University and have a working knowledge of one of Office's five working languages (English, French, German, Italian and Spanish).

Duration: 12 months

Paid: Yes.

Starting Dates: Ongoing

EUIPO - Unpaid Traineeships

Location(s): Alicante (Spain)
Type of contract: Trainee

This traineeship programme is intended for university graduates who, in the course of their studies or in some other manner, have already gained some initial experience in the areas of work of the Office.

Who can apply: Nationals of EU Member States and from non EU countries, who have completed at least the first cycle of a higher education course certified by an official document from the University and have a working knowledge of one of Office's five working languages (English, French, German, Italian and Spanish).

Duration: 2-6 months

Paid: No.

Starting Dates: Ongoing

EUIPO - Young Professionals

Location(s): Alicante (Spain)
Type of contract: Trainee

This traineeship programme is intended to provide young professionals with practical experience of the European Union in general and the EUIPO in particular as well as to enable them to put into practice knowledge acquired during their studies and first professional experiences, and in particular in their specific areas of competence.

Who can apply: Nationals of EU Member States and from non EU countries, who have completed at least the first cycle of a higher education course certified by an official document from the University and have a working knowledge of one of Office's five working languages (English, French, German, Italian and Spanish).

Duration: 12 months and 2 weeks.

Paid: Yes.

Starting Dates: Between 1 September and 15 October.