CPATA’s TMAQE Candidate Orientation
September 5, 2023, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET
CPATA’s PAQE Candidate Orientation
October 3, 2023, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET
General information regarding the content of the Trademark Agent Qualifying Examination can be found here.
Specific details regarding the 2023 Trademark Agent Qualifying Examination can be found in the Candidate Guide.
Previous Trademark Agent Qualifying Examinations:
General information regarding the content of the Patent Agent Qualifying Examination can be found can be found here.
Specific details regarding the 2023 Patent Agent Qualifying Examinations can be found in these Candidate Guides. The 2023 Candidate Guides will be posted in the coming weeks:
PAQE Paper A Candidate Guide
PAQE Paper B Candidate Guide
PAQE Paper C Candidate Guide
PAQE Paper D Candidate Guide
Previous Patent Agent Qualifying Examinations:
Candidates are strongly encouraged to check-in with a live proctor the week before the exam to make sure their systems and testing environment are working correctly. Instructions for the live proctor check-in will be provided closer to the dates.
Sample exams are being updated and will be available again soon.
IPIC Preparation Courses
The following courses are offered through the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC). These courses are not mandatory but provide additional support for candidates preparing for the Qualifying Examinations.
Trademark Agent Examination Preparation Course: February 24 – May 12, 2023 (offered only once before the 2023 Trademark Agent Qualifying Examination)
Trademark Agent Exam Tutorials: 2023 dates to be confirmed
Patent Agent Exam Course: Infringement & Validity Module: January 27 – April 10, 2023
Patent Agent Training Course: Drafting & Prosecution Module: 2023 dates to be confirmed
Patent Agent Exam Tutorials: 2023 dates to be confirmed