Patent Agent Examination

  1. How does one get the model question papers

    • PAAi releases model papers every year and it is uploaded on the website under resources section.

  2. I am currently doing phd in the field of Biotechnology.  I am excited and interested to pursue my career in Patents and related areas.  In this regard, I would like to enroll my self as a member of your orrganizattion.  Please guide me to qualify the exam and be a part of your organization. Kindly let me know, can i be able to become a member of this organization.  and mail me regardinig the fee that  i have to pay you.

    • You can become a member of our organization as Ordinary Member or Associate member or Student Member by registering at our website. Visit membership section at our website for more details. To prepare for the Patent Agent Exmaination, you are adised to visit resources section on our website.

  3. I am aged 35 years working for legal process industry in Bangalore and planning  for transition in the field of IPR.I am a LLB graduate pursuing a Post graduate diploma in IPR from NLSIU, Banglore. I want to appear for patent agent examHJow are the prospects for lawyers in this area of law. Kindly advise.

    • Since you are a B.Sc graduate, you can appear for the Patent Agent Examination. A LLB with a science or technology degree is seen a good combination.

  4. I am excited by the developments and guidance from your organization.  I am working as Biotech Researcher at Bangalore.  I am interested to pursue my career in Patent and IPR in this back ground I have even appeared for patent agent exam but not able to clear the exam.  One of my colleague referred your organization who will help and guide Patent agent aspirants for successfully clearing the exam. please let me know what is the procedure by whihc I can become a member of your group, and also let me know how to clear the exam.

    • Refer question #2.

  5. can u plz tel me that for the preperation of patent agent examination ,only patent act ,1970 is to be studied or patent amendments act 1990 , 2002 and 2005 are also have to studied ? plz i beg to solve my this query.
    • You should go through all the amendments apart from The Patent Acts and Rules.
  6. I have passed LL.B. examination in 2001 and is currently working as an In-house advocate with a reputed constructed company in Pune. I do not have educational background relating to Science, Engineering or technology. Please guide whether i can be eligible to appear for examination to be qualified as registered patent agent. Please treate the matter most urgent as I am being offered a job opportunity wherein patent litigation would be my job-profile.

    • An Advocate without Scinece and Technology degree is not eligible for becoming a Patent Agent as per the Act. As per the recent judgement of Honourable MHC, which striked down the eligibility. However the decision has been challenged by Patent Agents Association apart from India Patent Office.

  7. I m student of b,tech(bioteh) 4th yr. I want to kno the scope of Intellectual property rights ( IPR ). i want to do sumthing in the field of ipr. i hv planed to prepare for all india patent agent examination and vl also do L.L.B. m i thinking in the rite direction?..please help me out.

    • There are lots of opportunity in Patent and other IPR sector. As you are a technology graduate, you may appear in the Patent Agent Examination. For preperation, you are advised to visit Resources section on our website.

  8. hello. i am currently doing biotech, in 4th year now. i am keenly interested to take patents as my career forward, for the same i need your little help. 1stly i want to know about the scope of this field, 2ndly when should i start its prepration and from where should i prepare for the exam. please sir this is very crucial for me to get the proper guidence and work on correct path, i have searched about it alot on net but still the picture is not clear. it would be a great help if you could spare a little time and rply back.

    • There are various kind of job profiles (i.e Patent Engineer, Patent Analyst, Patent Drafter, and Patent Agent) generally published by Law firms, Techology companies, and Patent Research companies. For details on preparation for Patent-Agent, you are advised to visit Resources section on our website.

  9. I came across your organization a couple of days ago when searching on the web. You website declares that anyone can contact you for queries or information regarding the patent proffession. However, my query relates to the PAE-2011 held in January 2011. The results of the PAE were disclosed in May 2011. I secured 76 marks in paper 1 and 80 marks in the Viva-voce but secured only 45 marks in paper 2. However, I am certain that my answers would surely have merited a score of 50 marks or above in paper 2 but do not know how to go about asking for re-evaluation or if there is any provision as such. I have read and searched the whole Patent act and Patent Rules for a provision for addressing this issue. I may have probably missed something.

    • Held for discussion.

  10. I’m a regd. patent agent & would like to know about the fee structure of joining the assocn., training programmes scheduled in near future etc.

    • Please visit membership section on our website for details related to membership and fee structure. Regarding training program, it’ll be announced soon.

  11. I have done my graduation in Bachelor of Computer Applications(BCA). Am I eligible for Patent Agent examination ?

    • Held for discussion.

  12. my name is pulkit vij im a b.pharm graduate from dips&r(d.u) & currently persuing masters their. i have interest in ipr field & want to do law.. i m looking for pgdipr course from either national law school banglore or ignou delhi.. so kindly which one is more beneficial as ignou is credited from WIPO & nls from bar council of india.. kindly help me..

    • Both are recognized course so you may go for either of the course.

  13.  I m working as a executive in quality assurance department. i m fascinated about patents and intellectual property rights. Can you give me instructions on how to prepare for patent agent examination.

    • You are advised to visit Resources section on our website.

  14. I am a final year student of biotechnology and will be graduating in may2012. I  wanted to know whether i am eligible for the indian patent agent exam2012 also what are the career prospects if i clear the exam in my field as i m a btech biotechnology student, will it be beneficial for me?

    • Please refer question #8.

  15. I am pradip patil(BE MECHANICAL)
    Tell me abt how to apply patent agent exam??
    and role of patent exam.

    • You are advised to visit our website or India Patent Office website for notification of the Patent Agent Examination. It is conducted yearly. The roles of a Patent Agent is to prepare the document for Patenting procedures and/or represent his/her client before the Patent Office.

  16. I am a pharma professional working for mnc,and recently i came across the patents as i got to know through my job. and since than i am eager to know about the patent agent exam and career prospects but no satisfactory information is avail on internet and no source to get knowledge. so hereby i am requesting you to kindly provide me with information and guidelines for patent agent exams and career in patent field. hope to get help from yours side.

    • Please visit Resources section on our website.

  17.  Have Done Batchlore of Arts and then LLB , from Mumbai University. I want to know whether I am eligible to Appear for Patent Agent Examination. And if YES when this Examination is conducted.

    • Refer question #6.

  18.  I am studying in warangal, I want to become
    a Patent agent. can you tell me the qualification for the patent agent/attorney? what is the job opportunities & salary for a fresh registered patent agent/attorney? Can you tell me the process to become a patent agent.

    • A science or technology degree is required to appear for Patent Agent Examination. The patent agents are offered a handsome amount of salary.

  19. I am a final year PhD student from India studying in SIngapore.
    My phD specialization is in Biochemistry. I intend to return to India after my PhD. I would like to take  up a profession that is related to science but does not involve hands on research. I have been researching about patenting field. Can you brief me about the job opportunities for  a PhD holder in patenting field ? May I know the possible organisations one can secure job ?

    • A lot of PhD holders are working already in the Patent field from Analyst to Head of IP cell.You should contact technology companies of your domain.

  20. I want to appear for this year exam.plz provide me the fee details of ur 6 day intensive preparation course and the study material regardng this course.

    • Training and preparation courses would be announced soon.

  21. Sir, I have completed my PGDBM (Finance) and was trying to know more details about Trademark and Copyright agent exam and elegibility. Through web search i have found this website. Thereby seeking your advice for the above stated subject matter.

    • Any graduate can appear for trademark agent examination. However an Advocate are exempted from the examination for trademark as well as copyright agent.

  22. We would like to participate is such conferences/seminar at whatever time of the year it happens. Below I believe you are talking about 26 April, which is the IP day every year. Would it be feasible for you to let us know the tentative scheduled conferences in the year 2012 & 2013. Who would be the participants ? and at what places they will be organized ? We are looking for such information from your side as an association.

    • Please visit our website regularly.

  23. I am an IP professional very keen to prepare for the upcoming  patent agent examination.While searching for the academies providing short term assistance in preparing for this exam I  have come to know about this institution .I want to know whether you are providing any distance mode study for preparing patent agent examination.Can you please provide me with sufficient information in this regard.

    • It would be announced soon. Visit our website regularly for the updates.

  24. Myself is M.Sc (Organic Chemistry). I am working in API process chemistry R&D of one of the leading pharma firm of India. I have 6 years experience of R&D. I am interested in Intellectual Property Management Field. I had done “General Course on Intellectual Property” conducted by WIPO WORLDWIDE ACADEMY. Currently  also, I am doing P.G.Diploma in Patents Law by NALSAR University of Law,Hyderabad. I am looking the suitable opportunity to enter in this field. If you have any suggetions or anything informative regarding this, please share with me.

    • You should refer the details of the job details of the profile you are interest in.

  25. I am a M.Sc.,L-L.M. and a practising lawyer. Am I able have Patent-Agent Licence without appearing for the test of patent agent. If I am right, please Sir inform me. And also showing your kindness, please guide me about the career I might have in the field of patent and IPRs Laws. I herewith attached my Resume.

    • You should appear in the Patent Agent Examination.

  26. I am currently working as an Engineer in State Run Power Sector PSU at Pune. My basic qualifications are BE (Electronics ) from VIT, Pune with ICWA as extra qualification. Previously I have worked as Technical Writer for about 2 years & have some drafting and writing skills. I have always been interested in IP laws and wish to practice it professionally. I would like if you could help me regarding procedures for becoming a patent agent, can the profession be practiced part time with a Semi-Govt Job & what are the financial & career prospects etc. Waiting to hear from you and thanking in anticipation.

    • Please refer related questions answered above.

  27. Could you please let me know the availability of application form and other details about Patent Agent Exam going to be held in Jan 2013.

    • Visit our website regularly for the updates.

  28. I am a nutritionist with 5 years of experience in research department of food industry. Recently I came to know patent agent. I would like to know the prospects in this profession for me. Kindly guide me on the same.

    • Please refer related questions answered above.

  29. I am interested in writing “Patent Agent Exam” Kindly let me know when does the notification for “Patent agent exam” is published. Please let me know the website in which I can apply for the same.

    • Visit our website regularly for the updates. India Patent office conducts the examination.

  30. I wish to appear in patent agent exam in this coming january 2013. Could you please let me know the exact procedure, and from where i could get the required form in delhi.

    • Visit our website regularly for the details on Patent Agent Examination. India Patent office conducts the examination.

  31. I wish to take up Intellectual Property Rights and patent related issues as my profession. I have completed Masters in Microbiology from University of Calcutta and have subsequently joined the biochemistry department of university of Calcutta as a Phd scholar since 2010. I have the following queries: a)      I wish to become a patent agent and would like to know the qualifications required. b)      How do I apply? c)      Is there any exam that I need to clear? If so, when is it held? d)     Is it compulsorily to have a degree in law to apply? I would be extremely grateful to you if you could help me with my queries.

    • India Patent Office yearly conducts Patent Agents Examination. After qualifying the examination, one may practice as Patent Agent in Indi. A science or technology degree is required to appear in the Patent Agent Examination. A law degree is not required for the examination.

  32. I have a masters degree in biotechnology and would like to pursue my carrier in the field of intellectual property. Can you please guide me through this process. I need to know which degree or qualifying exam is required to be taken. Also who can be a patent attorney and who can apply as  a patent agent? Are there any colleges which provide any short-term course in this field? And lastly what is the scope in this profession regarding growth and salary?

    • Please refer related questions answered above.

  33. I have finished my B.E. (Hons) in Biotechnology in 2011 from BITS-Pilani Dubai Campus with a CGPA of 8.48. I am looking for an opportunity in Intellectual Property Laws.
    I am writing to inquire about courses available in India, opportunities after that and what exactly the profession demands.

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  34. I am LLB final year student having science (BSc Cemistry) background. after completion of LLB i can practice as Patent agent or i have to give compulsory the patent agent exam.

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  35. I would like to enquire about the patent agent exam dates for the year 2014. My wife is a Bsc., (life sciences), LLB.,LLM., and is practicing medico-legal law. She is desirous of writing the patent agent exam in 2014.

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  36. I have completed M.Pharm and PGDIPR (Post graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights) recently. And i am looking forward to become pharma patent agent. So i request you to guide me for the same. Please provide me information of its various exams and guide me for its preparation.

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  37. I want to appear for the patent agent exam in 2014. I have done Masters in Microbiology and currently doing a Diploma in Drug Regulatory and Intellectual Property Rights from NMiMS in Vile Parle, Mumbai.Please tell me from where I will be able to get the reference and preparation materials.

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  38. I recently gave my exams in Intellectual Property Rights Law at National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore. Am awaiting the results in August 2013. Am interested to pursue a career in the patent space and would like to  take up the Indian Patent Agent Exam for the year 2014. Going through your website, i felt you might be able to enlighten me about the way to go about preparing, where to take any training courses, what books and resources to refer to?

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  39. I am from Bangalore presently based in UK but will be returning to India by the end of this year. I have completed my M Pharmacy in addition to Postgraduate diploma in Patent Law from NALSAR. I plan to appear for the next Patent Agent exam whenever it is conducted.But i am confused as to what kind of course or study materials I can avail of for my preparation for the exam as I am here in UK. Can you please suggest a good tailored course which provides training for the upcoming exam and also gives sufficient drafting skills, also some kind of job placement? Also can you please let me know when is the next exam most likely to be scheduled?

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  40. I am a graduate Engineer (Computer Sci.) after having experience decided to do law and pursue my career as a Patent Lawyer. But the problem with me is that this is the only thing I know, about this profession. Please guide me about this new budding profession. Also guide me related to few other things, which are:- 1. Weather and How to join a Law firm or I can streight go to litigation. 2. What are its Future prospacts. 3. If start litigation, or join a law firm then how to proceed. 4. Related  Renumeration. 5. Qualification (other then being a Patent Agent (as omitted by this new judgement)).

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  41. I have completed my LLB after 5 yrs of experience @ IT company. My basic qualification is BE IT.  I would like to appear for Patent Agent Exam. However for the year 2013 exam no detailed information is maintained at the website.  I would like to know following  1. When will be  next exam ? 2. What is the format of the examniation ? 3. For this year, was there are notification @ leading newspaper published ?  4. Qualification for the exam and other rules ?

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  42. I recently came to know about the patent agent examination. PAAI is doing a commendable job in introducing this new profession to us. I will be highly grateful to you if you provide me with the basic information about this exam and its future prospects. I am currently working as research scientist in a pharmaceutical company and am interested to join the IPR and REGULATORY  sector in  future.

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  43. I would like to have a career in IPR research. Can you guide me?

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  44. i am a b-tech(computer) graduate and i want to be a patent agent.sir/mam can you please guide me the procedure and also tell me that will this be good for my carrier.currently  i am working in a software firm.

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  45. I wish to pursue membership of your institute. I am B.Tech(CSE) and PGDM with 5 years total work experience. Kindly advise if I’m eligible and how should I proceed further.

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  46. i stay in nagpur and looking forwad for a career in patent  sir i have a confusion  a PG diploma in IPR is better than the training at rajiv gandhi patent institute at nagpur r online course on WIPOacademy are better what should be done and from where ? all three seems good to me please guide  i am BSC MBA and recently done a PG course in digital and cyber forensics

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  47. Present i’m working as production officer in pharmaceutical company at Silvassa. please kindly give information regarding patent agent. i’m interested to become patent agent. so, please give me suggestion to become patent agent

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  48. I am chartered accountant of 1985 batch. I wish to get myself registered as patent agent. Please let me know the procedure to get myself registered.

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  49. I am a law graduate,  am I eligible to take  patent agent examination.  Two line reply is most appreciated.

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  50. I work as a Patent Analyst at a law firm at Bangalore. I came across your website and noted that you provide assistance for patent agent examination.

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  51. I am interested to write Online Patent Agent Examination 2013. Please give the details.

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  52. Recently I got to know about the career as Patent Agent. Can you please provide the details about how to become Patent Agent and how is the career scope in India.

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  53. My son is studying in B.E. Bio tech in 8 th sem . will he is eligible for exam is being held on 4 th & 5 th May 2013.

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  54. I am a post graduate in pharmacy. what is my future after qualifying the exam? can i mention my qualification on application as am masters or should i continue filling application with qualification? 2.Can you please suggest me any academic books for preparation of the exam as i cant afford the coaching fee. 3.may i continue with any other job if at all i get in future? 4. Is there any specified syllabus? is it going to be very tough?or moderate.

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  55. I am student of,M.Pharmacy 3rd semester at GJUS&T,Hisaar.I wanted to know requirement to be fufilled for becoming a registered patent agent in India.

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  56. Can I get guidance on how to prepare, what should be included in study material for Patent Agent’s examination to be held in 2013.

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  57. The undersigned is a law graduate with a certificate course in IPR from ILI Delhi. It is requested to kindly give the detailed procedure of applying for a patent agent along with the syllabus.

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  58. I wanted to know when the Patent Exams for 2013 are going to be conducted.How will the announcements be made?

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  59. I have passed my B.E in Mechanical engineering and recently got passed my LLB. Please advise on how to apply and study for the Patent Attorney Exam and also its prospects.

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