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125. Register of patent agents
126. Qualifications for registration as patent agents
127. Rights of Patent Agents
128. Subscription and verifications of certain documents by patent agents
129. Restriction on practice as patent agents
Institute of Patent Attorneys, India (IPAI) is a unit of “INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RESEARCH INSTITUTE (IPRI), NEW DELHI” and is providing professional training in Intellectual Property Rights for candidates to appear for Patent Agents Examination, conducted by Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Govt. of India) through Patent Offices and obtaining qualifications necessary to practice as a Patent Agent/Patent Attorney under the Patent Act and Rules.
Patent Agents, also called Patent Attorneys are specialist legal advisors, similar to Lawyers, who advice their clients how to protect their intellectual property. Patent Attorneys work either in private firm of Patent Attorneys or in Patent Departments of large industrial Organizations. Patent Attorney’s day-to-day work generally involves drafting of patent specifications, making application for a patent, subsequent correspondence with the patent office on the objections raised; representing the applicant’s case at the hearings, filing opposition proceedings or defending an application against an opposition, all being of a highly technical nature is ordinarily entrusted to a qualified patent attorney. For the purpose of maintaining a high standard of efficiency and professional integrity the Patent Act has prescribed certain qualifications for persons practicing as Patent Attorneys and provided for their registration. Only person who satisfy those qualification and registered under the Patent Act are allowed to practice as Patent Attorneys in India.
The Institute of Patent Attorneys, India (IPAI) was founded in 2005 by K. Radhakrishnan Nair, Advocate & Patent Agent of “Nairs Worldwide IPR Services”, a leading IP Law Firm. It serves as a Center of Excellence in Teaching, Training and Research in Patent Laws.
Mr. R. K. Nair has more than 23 years standing in his profession. Mr. Nair is an Expert in Indian, EU, US and Japan Patent Laws. Several International Patent applications filed by him as per Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) were published by International Bureau of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva, Switzerland. Being the Director of Institute of Patent Attorneys, India, hundreds of Attorneys are trained by Mr. Nair.
Mr. Nair attended WIPO Executive Programme, “Strategic Intellectual Property Finance” at Geneva, Switzerland and- Japan Patent Office, Training “JPO/IPR Training for Patent Experts” at Tokyo. He is a Visiting Faculty
He is a Visiting Faculty for Patent Laws, Department of Biotechnology, NSIT University of Delhi.
Career Prospects and Placement Services.
Institute of Patent Attorneys Shall provides 100% Placement assistance those who successfully cleared the Patent Agent Examination Conducted by the Controller of Patents. Patent Agents/Attorneys have ample number of job opportunities in Intellectual Property Law Firms, as well as Corporate Organizations. They can choose channels like in-house Advisors for different organizations or start their own Attorney’s Firms and Consultancy Services.
ELIGIBILITY :- Degree in Science, Engineering or Technology.
Six Months Training
TRAINING MODE:- Correspondence with Class Room Training at Bangalore.
First Stage:
Study materials will be sending by courier/by registered post immediately after joining the course. Study materials shall cover the syllabus.
Second Stage:
Third Stage, Class Room Training:
30 hours Class Room Training shall be conducted at Chennai.
CLASS ROOM TRAINING - (5 Days x 6 hours =30)
Monday-10.00 AM-1.00 PM –Theory & 2.00 PM-5.00 PM - Drafting
Tuesday-10.00 AM-1.00 PM –Theory & 2.00 PM-5.00 PM - Drafting
Wenesday-10.00 AM-1.00 PM –Theory & 2.00 PM-5.00 PM -Drafting
Thurseday-10.00 AM-1.00 PM –Theory & 2.00 PM-5.00 PM –Drafting, Exercise, solving 2010, 2012 Question Papers
Friday-10.00 AM-1.00 PM –Theory & 2.00 PM-5.00 PM - Drafting, Exercise, solving 2013 Question Papers
Dates and Venue will be communicated to the candidates.


Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Govt. of India) will conduct Examination through Patent Offices at New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai as per New schedule Examination. We shall forward the new schedule immediately after notification to all our candidates.
The qualifying examination shall consist of the following papers and marks, namely: -
Paper I – Patent Act and Rules 100
Paper II- Drafting and interpretation of Patent specification and other documents 100
Viva Voce 50
Total marks 250
A candidate shall be required to secure a minimum of fifty marks in Paper-I and Paper-II and shall be declared to have passed the examination only, if he obtains an aggregate of sixty per cent of the total marks.

Rs.20, 000/- (Rupees Twenty thousand only)

Fee should be paid by cash or by DD drawn in favour of “Intellectual Property Research Institute” payable at New Delhi.

Transfer to our Account:

A/c Name: Intellectual Property Research Institute
A/c No. 912020048092111
IFS Code-UTIB0000278
Axis Bank Ltd.
Sector-5, Dwarka, Delhi- 110 075

Terms & Conditions
  1. Fee once paid is not refundable under any circumstances.
  2. Fee should be paid by cash or by DD drawn in favor of Intellectual Property Research Institute, payable at New Delhi.
  3. The candidates are to apply directly to the Controller of Patents, paying the prescribed fee for the registration to appear for the Patent Agent Examination 2011.
The training course will comprise the following: -
Introduction to Intellectual Property rights.
It covers all aspects of intellectual property rights i.e. Patents, Trademarks, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs and Copyright.
The Patent Act and Rules.
It covers explanation and understanding of The Patents Act, 1970 with special emphasis on Paper I of the Patent Agent Examination.
Patent Specification Drafting and other documents & Interpretation.
It covers all the practical and technical aspects of drafting of a Patent Specification and other documents with special emphasis on Paper II of the Patent Agent Examination.
Institute of Patent Attorneys, India (IPAI) shall issue a separate certificate of training:-
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It is made explicitly clear that the candidates are to apply directly to the Controller of Patents, paying the prescribed fee for the registration to appear for the examination.
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