Practice is the key to your preparations for Paper D of the EQE, so the Academy is offering you the chance to hone your legal skills by tackling a daily question on the paper. The questions, formerly provided by DeltaPatents, will be posted weekly, for a 12-week period running from October to December. There will be a dedicated entry for each question where you can post your answer. An experienced EQE tutor will comment on the questions (and your answers) every Friday.

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Practice is the key to your preparations for Paper D of the EQE, so the Academy is offering you the chance to hone your legal skills by tackling a daily question on the paper. The questions, formerly provided by DeltaPatents, will be posted weekly, for a 12-week period running from October to December. There will be a dedicated entry for each question where you can post your answer. An experienced EQE tutor will comment on the questions (and your answers) every Friday.

Please register here

This second course of the CPC series gives you a short overview of the CPC and how it differs from the IPC. It also looks at some practical aspects and useful strategies. 

Practice is the key to your preparations for Paper D of the EQE, so the Academy is offering you the chance to hone your legal skills by tackling a daily question on the paper. The questions, drafted by DeltaPatents, will be posted weekly, for a 12-week period running from October to December. There will be a dedicated entry for each question where you can post your answer. An experienced DeltaPatents tutor will comment on the questions (and your answers) every Friday.

This self-paced course offers a basic introduction to the most important legal and procedural aspects of patents and the European patent system.

Pan-European Seal: this on-line course is mandatory for all candidates.

This self-paced course offers an overview of the CPC classification system, from the basics to the CPC definition documents.

Pan-European Seal: this on-line course is mandatory for candidates in science and technology fields (DG1).

This self-paced course explains the criteria for patentability, relating to both the invention and the patent application, according to the EPC.

Pan-European Seal: this on-line course is mandatory for candidates in international & legal affairs (DG5).

This self-paced course explains the role of the EPO as appointed international searching authority and international preliminary examining authority in the process of search and examination of patent applications.

Pan-European Seal: this on-line course is mandatory for candidates in international & legal affairs (DG5).

Use this on-line tool to learn how to use the IP Teaching Kit when preparing a lecture on IP.

This self-paced course explains the different aspects of the patent grant procedure and the essentials of its legal framework.