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October 24, 2023

Call to Participate – Seeking Licensees for the Qualifying Examinations Redevelopment and Administration

CPATA is seeking agents to contribute their expertise to the 2024 and 2025 Qualifying Examinations! The subject matter expertise brought to this process by IP professionals ensure that the new competency profiles and exams represent and accurately measure the real-world skills used by agents to support their clients. We have already filled 65 positions and […]

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Exam Specifications Set for the Skills Component of the New Qualifying Examinations Starting in 2024

CPATA’s Registration Committee has approved the Test Specifications for the Skills Examination components of the new qualifying examinations for patent agents and trademark agents.   CPATA develops each qualifying examination using a set of test specifications. Using test specifications helps to ensure that the qualifying examinations test defensibly and consistently.   Test specifications outline what an exam

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Insurance update for CPATA Licensee lawyers who are also insured under the Canadian Lawyers Insurance Association (CLIA)

We are pleased to share that the CLIA policy has been extended to meet CPATA’s insurance requirements for patent and trademark agent licensees. CLIA has adopted a policy endorsement to extend coverage to CLIA licensees who are licensees in good standing with CPATA. Note that:   (i)               the coverage extension only applies to errors that

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