It is very clear that the proper use of patent information is an essential part of successful innovation. Neglect of both legal-patent aspects as well as technical-scientific aspects could spell disaster.Especially in the today’s information society the importance of knowledge and skills in the field of Patent Information is growing day by day. There fore a skillful and competent Patent Information Specialist is a huge benefit for any organisation.

Since 2002 the Dutch based GO | School for information offers the Basic Patent Information Course which helps (Patent) Information Specialists develop their skills to make successful innovation possible for their organisations. The BPIC course is conducted under the auspices of the Dutch Patent Information User Group (WON) in cooperation with experienced Patent Information Specialists.

This year the BPIC will start on 25 March in The Hague. You will find all the information on our website: