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    Download Institute of Patent Attorney (IPA) Patent Agent Exam Paper 1 Previous Years Question Papers

    Institute of Patent Attorney, India is shortly called as IPA and the institute offers two different courses namely Patent Agent Training Course and Trade Mark Agent Training Course for preparation candidates to become patent agent and trademark agent respectively.

    About Patent Agent Training course:

    The duration of patent agent training course is three months and for the year 2012, the course begins from the month of February 2012 and will end during the month of April 2012. For admission of candidates to this course, they will have to get through the qualifying examination conducted by Ministry of Commerce and Industry through its patent offices at Chennai, New Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai.

    Eligibility condition for taking up Patent Agent Training course:

    For taking up Patent Agent Training course, candidates must have obtained their degree in science/engineering or technology.

    About Qualifying examination for Patent agent training course:

    The qualifying examination will be conducted for 300 marks in total of which Paper I carries 100 marks, Paper II carries 100 marks and 100 marks is allotted for Viva Voce. The details of the papers are given below:

    Paper I Patent Act and Rules
    Paper II Drafting and Interpretation of Patent Specification and other documents

    The qualifying marks for each written paper and viva voce shall be 50 marks and candidate shall be declared to have passed in these papers only when an aggregate of 60% of marks is secured in all three papers together.

    Previous years question papers:

    Any candidate looking to join the Patent Agent Training course offered by Institute of Patent Attorney can practice for the Paper I of the qualifying examination with the previous years question papers given in the attachment.

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