Online General Course on Intellectual Property


The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Academy in collaboration with Creative Spark is delighted to announce that registration is open for the General Course on Intellectual Property.

The course teaches you what Intellectual Property (IP) means, copyright, trademarks, patents and more. Critical learning for entrepreneurs and startups who need to ensure their business ideas are protected. The distance learning course has been relaunched with a new design that includes a much more engaging learner experience – you can now listen to the course, watch videos and get the support from your virtual tutor.

Intellectual Property knowledge is important to understand how you can protect your new and creative ideas, as well as have an understanding within creative and digital industries.

A great opportunity to get a certificate in Intellectual Property!

Key Dates

12 February 2020       Registration Opens

3 March 2020                         Registration Closes

4 March 2020            Course Starts

22 April 2020             Course Ends, exam details shared

23 – 30 April              Exam, online multiple-choice

It is recommended that 55 hours is allocated to review the study materials.

You need to create an account and then register for the course – 2 steps. Make sure you remember your log in details and use the same email address.


Step 1. Create a WIPO account here

Step 2. Register by clicking on the English or Russian link below

Register, English

Register, Russian

The course is offered in both English and Russian and supported by a bilingual tutor and administrator. The English course has been redesigned and is more interactive with sound and visuals.

See the guide here

Any problems? Сontact WIPO or