31 May – 5 June 2020, Helsinki, Finland


IPR Summer School will be arranged its seventh time on Sunday 31 May – Friday 5 June 2020.

The IPR Summer School includes a range of different events and seminars. It will take place during the first week of June. The IPR Summer School targets academics, practitioners and students.

IPR Summer School is a remarkable chance to meet IPR enthusiasts from all a round the world. It provides an opportunity to discuss and share thoughts with world’s leading experts, as well as to expand professional networks.

During the summer school you can enjoy the early summer’s warmth and greenery and the bright summer nights. It is the best possible time to get to know the beautiful capital of Finland, Helsinki.

The previous IPR Summer School has got remarkable reviews from students all a round the world:

“The best IP Summer School ever. Great teachers, inspiring lectures!”
“A wonderful change to meet IP enthusiasts from Europe and abroad! Great speeches and the whole week was really a food for thoughts!”


IPR Summer School is arranged by IPR University Center.

IPR University Center is an institute established jointly by five Finnish universities: University of Helsinki, Aalto University, University of Turku, Hanken School of Economics, University of Eastern Finland and University of Lapland. Its activities are also sponsored by the IPR University Center Association. Institute is hosted by Hanken School of Economics.  The Institute coordinates and promotes education of and research into issues of intellectual and industrial property rights.

The Institute arranges seminars, offers information services and publishes IPRinfo- online magazine.

IPR University Center shares information pertaining to intellectual property and arranges IPR-related education and events.

IPR University Center strives to create collaboration between researchers and institutions representing different disciplines as well as to encourage links between universities and business world. In the global context of business and academic research, it is impossible to operate without IPR knowledge.