IPIC offers tutorial sessions in preperation for the Patent Agents' Examination. Candidates should be planning to sit for at least one paper of the 2014 Exam. Limited enrollment.

"The IPIC Patent Agent Tutorials were excellent preparation for the Patent Agent Examination. The panels of expert patent practitioners provided clear and direct instruction on how to approach the exam papers, and imparted valuable advice on drafting and analyzing patents."

- Jeffrey W. Robinson, Rush Ihas Hardwick LLP
Winner of both the Marie F. Morency Memorial Prize and the J. Edward Maybee Memorial Prize, for having acheived respectively the highest mark in Paper A and the highest mark overall in the 2010 Patent Agents' Examination.

Tutorial Exercises

Candidates will be required to submit answers to the tutorial exercises by January 27, 2014. The exercises will be discussed in four half-day sessions on February 24 & 25, 2014.

Note: The review of answers received after the due date will be at the tutor's discretion.


Candidate may choose to attend any of the following sessions:
  - Drafting (I)
  - Drafting (II)
  - Patent Office Practice
  - Infringement & Validity

Tour of the Patent Office

Students are invited to take part in a tour of the Patent Office on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This is an opportunity to learn more about patent prosecution and meet with patent examiners.


Hilton Lac-Leamy
Room Reservation: 819-790-6444 or 866-488-7888 (toll free)
Room Block: IPIC
Classic or Deluxe Room Rate: $169.00/night (plus taxes)
Reservation Deadline: January 24, 2014

Registration Fees

1-2 sessions: $395 + GST = $414.75
3-4 sessions: $595 + GST = $624.75

Non Member
1-2 sessions: $595 + GST = $624.75
3-4 sessions: $795 + GST = $834.75




Registration Closed

Continuing Professional Development

Law Society of Upper Canada
This program is eligible for up to 9 Substantive Hours.

Law Society of British Columbia
The Tutorials are approved for 12 hours towards the professional development requirement for certification.

Law Society of Saskatchewan
An application for accreditation will be submitted to the Law Society of Saskatchewan upon request. Please e-mail your request to

Barreau du Québec
An application for accreditation will be submitted to the Barreau upon request. Please e-mail your request to 

Cancellation Policy

A refund will be granted up to and including December 16, 2013, less a $50 cancellation fee.

The tutorials are not restricted to IPIC members but should it become necessary to restrict the number of candidates, preference will be given to IPIC members.