The last date again has been extended till 15th March 2023 (5 PM). Earlier it was extended from 31st January 2023 to 28th February 2023.
Missed the last date to register for the patent and trademark examination? You can breathe a sigh of relief.
As you know, the last date to apply for patent and trademark agent examination was January 31st which was extended to February 28, 2023 (5 PM) by a public notice on 31st January.
It has further been extended till March 15, 2023 (5 PM).
Find the new updated public notice here.
For those who don’t know, the Patent and Trademark Agent Examinations are conducted by the intellectual property office of India from time to time.
If you successfully register yourself as an agent for either patents or trademarks or both, you become eligible to file patent and trademark applications with the Indian intellectual property office.
Regarding this, you will be happy to know that on average, you as an agent, be it a patent agent or trademark agent, can earn around Rs 7 lakh per annum. With experience, it is only going to rise.
Moreover, this is a great opportunity to enter into one of the fastest-growing sectors in India.
All kinds of IP filings are on the rise so is the demand for IP professionals. You can look for clients alone or you can work for law firms and companies if you clear these examinations.
On the IP India website, we can see the news updated on January 31st. This link to the pdf file in the image above is a public notice about the extension of the last date. Let’s go to this link.
Upon opening the pdf file, we can see this important notice entitled “Extension of the last date for submission of the online application form for patent agent and trademark agent examination in 2023.”
According to the public notice by the Office of CGPDTM, which is in continuation of public notice dated 02/01/2023, the last date of submission of the Online application form for the Patent Agent & Trademark Agent Examination has been extended till February 28th, 2023 (5:30 PM).
For more, you can visit IPINDIA website.
You can register for these examinations on this link.
Check out the public notice:
This is a wonderful opportunity, and make sure you don’t miss it. If you are not aware, then you should know that the IPR field is a hot sector right now and for years to come. There is a growing demand for IP professionals and a robust IP ecosystem. So, I’d say grab this opportunity. Best of luck.
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