IP revision courses dates announcement

The COVID-19 crisis and its impact on our courses – how we are responding [an update on 1 August]

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The Patent Examination Board announced on 17 July 2020 that the October 2020 qualifying examinations would go ahead, but would be held online instead of at examination venues. With the UK Covid-19 alert level at 4 in early June, we decided to hold our June-August 2020 revision courses for PEB 2020 remotely, using Zoom or Microsoft Teams, instead of face-to-face. …

Extra Paper D course added on 16-17 November 2020 because of high demand + Potential Further Paper C course + Refresher courses for EQE 2021 candidates

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Extra Paper D course on 16-17 November In response to high demand, the Paper D tutors have agreed to hold a further revision course for EQE Paper D, 21 E10 on Mon-Tue 16-17 November 2020. This course, will be held remotely using Zoom-meetings. Our other Papers A&B, Paper C and Paper D course between 9-13 November and 20-21 November will …

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JDD Analysis of the PEB 2019 exam results

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Pass rates for all candidates taking the Final Diploma (FD) papers in the PEB 2019 exams fell significantly for FD1, FD2 and FD3. The pass rate rose marginally for FD4 but remained near its twenty year low. The FD1 pass rate was 57% for those attending JDD FD1 courses in 2019. This compared to a pass rate of 39% for other …

Breaking News: EPO announces 16-19 March 2020 EQE exams (and Pre-exam) cancelled (or postponed) because of Covid-19

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The EPO has announced today (5 March 2020) that, “in response to the latest developments regarding the spread of the COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus) and in line with the precautionary measures taken by the EPO, the Supervisory Board of the European qualifying examination has decided to cancel the EQE (pre-examination and main examination papers). The Supervisory Board is currently assessing whether …

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Response to complaint concerning inappropriate promotion of tutors’ firm during a recent course

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Soon after our E6 course on 28-29 November 2019, we received complaints from two firms that at the end of a session, during the lunch period, the tutors displayed some slides which contained information about their firm, including one slide which set out a vacancy. Unsurprisingly the firms complained that this had the appearance of headhunting in front of a …

Places remaining on PEB and EQE courses

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Below is the current status (as at 9am on  31 July) of places still available on our courses for the PEB and EQE examinations. PEB courses Courses full: 19A; 19B; 19C; 19D; 19E; 19F; 19G; 19H; 19I; 19J; 19K; 19L; 19P; 19Q; 19R; 19S; 19V. Courses with 3 or fewer places left: 19M; 19N, 19O; 19W. EQE courses Courses E2, …

Our courses for EQE 2020: dates announced

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We have agreed dates with our tutors for our courses for EQE 2020 – please see our EQE pages and EQE 2020 courses leaflet. Our suite of Papers A&B, C and D courses are in the week 25-29 November 2019 – you can take, one, two or three courses and there is a special discount if you book the full …