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Prepare for the Patent Agent Examination
with IPIC's Tutorials by webinar


REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  December 12, 2018
EXERCISE SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  January 14, 2019

Registration for the 2019 exam is not a pre-requisite.


"The IPIC Patent Agent Tutorials are unique and valuable resources for those preparing for the Patent Agent Examinations. The materials are clear, concise, and they set out an effective framework for approaching the examinations".

Houston Brown, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Winner of the Marie F. Morency Memorial Prize for having achieved the highest mark in Paper A in the 2017 Patent Agent Examination.

"The IPIC Patent Agent Tutorials were useful and practical preparation for taking the patent agent exams. The pre-tutorial exercises and feedback from experienced practitioners, along with direction and tips for approaching the exams, provided a great foundation for the exams".

Cameron Gale, Bereskin & Parr LLP
Winner of both the Marie F. Morency Memorial Prize and the J. Edward Maybee Memorial Prize, for having achieved respectively the highest mark in Paper A and the highest mark overall in the 2016 Patent Agent Examination.


Tutorial Exercises and Webinars

Candidates will be required to submit answers to the tutorial exercises for review by tutors by January 14, 2019. The exercises will be subsequently discussed during four webinars:

DRAFTING
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
12:00 pm – 3:30 pm (ET)   

Dominique Nolet ROBIC, LLP
Tom Vouloumanos PRAXIS IP

PATENT OFFICE PRACTICE
Friday, February 22, 2019
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm (ET) 

Paul Fitzner Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Kathleen Marsman Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

INFRINGEMENT
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
12:00 pm – 3:30 pm (ET) 

Jennifer Marles Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
Dana Turner-Ryan SMITHS IP

VALIDITY
Friday, March 1, 2019
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm (ET)  

Michael Crinson Aitken Klee LLP
Jennifer Jannuska Deeth Williams Wall LLP

Registration Fees

Member
1-2 sessions: $395 + tax
3-4 sessions: $595 + tax

Non Member
1-2 sessions: $595 + tax
3-4 sessions: $795 + tax


Financial aid may be available to participate in the Tutorials. Applicants will be considered on the basis of their annual income. Inquiries: admin@ipic.ca

Continuing Professional Development

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

Law Society of British Columbia
The Tutorials are approved for up to 13 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 admin@ipic.ca

Cancellation Policy

A refund will be granted up to and including January 11, 2019, less a $50 cancellation fee.

Inquiries

admin@ipic.ca
613-234-0516