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EQE helpdesk

European Patent Office
Department 5.4.3
D-80298 Munich
Tel.: (+49-89) 2399 5155
Fax: (+49-89) 2399 5140
e-mail: eqe@epo.org

See also

The European Patent Academy's resources for EQE candidates


European qualifying examination

European qualifying examination (JPG)

Information about the EQE, which tests candidates' knowledge and ability to represent applicants in EPO proceedings.

About the EQE

The European qualifying examination and its aims, syllabus, languages; passing the examination.

Compendium (past papers)

The compendium contains past examination papers in the three official languages, the markers' reports and examples of successful candidates' answers.

Admission and enrolment

Information for prospective candidates about admission requirements, fees and how to enrol.

Results and statistics

Statistics on EQE results since 2002.

Successful candidates

Find a professional representative who has passed the EQE.