Trademark Agent Qualifying Examination

From: Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Under the provisions of subsection 20(2) of the Trade-marks Regulations, notice is hereby given that the 2015 qualifying examination will be held on November 24, 2015.

A person who proposes to sit for the examination must notify the Registrar of Trademarks in writing and furnish the Registrar with evidence demonstrating that the eligibility requirements set out in paragraph 18(a) of the Regulations have been met , and pay the prescribed fee of $400.

The deadline to apply, furnish evidence and pay the prescribed fee is August 31, 2015.

A candidate for the examination will only be given a refund if the candidate has, subsequent to the time the examination was applied for, received notification that the candidate has passed a previous examination and requests the refund within 30 days of receipt of that notification.

Please also note CIPO's “Guidelines for Candidate's Requesting Accommodation”:

Requests for accommodation and all supporting documentation must be submitted no later than 45 days prior to the date of the scheduled examination to allow for the Examination  Coordinator to arrange for the accommodation if approved. Requests that are made on very short notice may not be accommodated, for example, due to inadequate resources or the unavailability of persons with appropriate expertise.

Should further information be required, please contact us directly at: ic.cipoagentexams-opicexamenagent.ic@canada.ca

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