Official Notice - Examination in Law & Practice of Patents

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Official Notice

Register of Patent Agents

Examination in Law & Practice of Patents

Subject to there being a sufficient number of candidates, it is proposed to hold a written examination in the law and practice of Patents on 18 April 2013. The latest date for receipt of applications for registration in the Register from persons who wish to sit this written examination is 15 March 2013.

Candidates wishing to be examined must have submitted in advance to the Controller an application for registration in the Register of Patent Agents so as to reach him by not later than 15 March 2013.

Such applications must be accompanied by the prescribed fees as follows:

TitleTitle
On application for entry in the Register of Patent Agents (Rule 5).€50.00
To sit a written examination in Irish patent law and practice pursuant to a requirement under Rule 6(2).€200.00
Total€250.00

Applicants for registration who wish to sit the examination will be notified of the venue and furnished with other relevant information in due course.

Please note that candidates re-sitting the examination are only required to pay the examination fee of €200.