CPATA will be closed on Monday November 14.

Exam Preparation

Orientation Sessions

CPATA’s TMAQE Candidate Orientation
Tuesday, September 27, 2022, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET

CPATA’s PAQE Candidate Orientation
Tuesday, November 1, 2022, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET

 

Exam Content

General information regarding the content of the Trademark Agent Qualifying Examination can be found here.

Specific details regarding the 2022 Trademark Agent Qualifying Examination can be found in the Candidate Guide.

Previous Trademark Agent Qualifying Examinations:

2021
2020
2019
2018

General information regarding the content of the Patent Agent Qualifying Examination can be found can be found here.

Specific details regarding the 2022 Patent Agent Qualifying Examinations can be found in these Candidate Guides:

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:

2021
2020
2019
2018

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

To further assist candidates with familiarizing themselves with the exam platform, a sample exam has been prepared using some of the 2021 exam questions. This sample exam provides candidates with a few different question formats for practice. It is NOT a full exam.

Sample Trademark Agent Qualifying Examination

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: June 17 – September 2, 2022  

Trademark Agent Exam Tutorials: August 12 – September 16, 2022

Patent Agent Exam Tutorials : September 14 – November 8, 2022