Preparing for the patent agent examination-free online course

I have over the past year, received many questions from prospective candidates and colleagues regarding preparation for the patent agent examination.  My advice to them has been to regularly read the patent office manual and prepare for claim drafting, specification from specifications made available online at WIPO, USPTO and our very own IPO websites.

To this extent, I have merely pointed the aspirants in one direction, which in my opinion is the right direction.  This approach however, may not be adequate, as seen from candidates in previous examinations experience in Paper-II.  The marks of candidates are consistently lower in paper II as compared to paper I.  See my previous post here and Shamnad’s post here on this issue.  In addition, after the decision of the Delhi High Court in Anvita Singh’s case and Renu Rampal’s case, the written part becomes even more important.  

Therefore, to help bridge this gap, I have decided to help candidates prepare for Paper-II by having a free online course for the same. The course would cover the basics of patent specification / claim preparation and I would provide feedback to all candidates in the course by posting the feedback online, after redacting personal identifying information.  

In the course, I would be providing real specifications from mechanical, chemical and electrical arts, claims, drawings so that candidates understand the basic requirements of claim and specification drafting and secure reasonable marks on Paper II.  

Those of you who are genuinely interested in this course are encouraged to join.     Because of time constraints, I would be offering the course only to the first 15 people who reply to me directly at rajiv”dot”[email protected] (Replace the “dot” with .)   

Rajiv Kr. Choudhry

Rajiv did his engineering from Nagpur University in 2000 in electronics design technology. He has completed his LL.B. from Delhi University, Law Center II in 2006, while working as an engineer at ST Microelectronics in NOIDA. After his LL.B., he went on to The George Washington Univeristy, Washington DC to do his LL.M. in 2007. After his LL.M., he has worked in the US at a prestigious IP law firm based out of Philadelphia. Till 2014, he was Of-Counsel to a Noida based IP law firm where he specialized in advising clients on wireless, telecommunication, and high technology. Rajiv is the founder of Tech Law Associates, a New Delhi based law firm specializing in IP law, with a focus on high - technology, and patent law. His core IP interest areas are the intersection of technology and IP, Indian IP policy, innovation, and telecommunications patents. He is also an inventor with pending applications in machine-to-machine communications domain (WO2015029061).


  1. Ezhil

    Dear Mr.Rajiv

    Iam waiting for your confirmation email and login details as I have already sent mail to your email ID for the same.

    Thanks and regards

    Ezhil arasan

  2. Jai

    Dear Mr. Rajiv

    I sent you a confirmation email at 14.35.I haven’t received a reply from your end. Has the confirmation email already been sent?

    Thank you.

    Vipul Jai.

  3. prabhu

    For writing patent agent exam whether degree in science required or pre-degree in science (higher secondary level) is enough. Expecting your answer at the earliest.


    I would like to enrol myself for this course. Please send me the login details.

    Thanks & Regards
    Sakshi Suri

  5. Shobha Mathur

    I see the last post is from 2012
    Are you still offering this course?
    I am researching on the subject and would appreciate your reply.
    Thank you.

  6. Rahul Dhingra

    Hii… Rajiv Sir

    I am also an engineer and pursuing LLB from DU LC-2 (2nd year) . I am very much interested in IPR and wanna become IP agent .Kindly guide me to crack the exam.

  7. Lakshmi

    I am very much interested please enroll me and I have completed bsc biotechnology. I am searching in google but I can’t understand properly how to understand step by step.kindly give me suggestions to clear patent agent exam.really it is a great help for me.thank you.

  8. Shabnam Sinha

    Sir, are you offering this course this year again. I need your help. I would appreciate your reply.


    do feel the need to join this course, may please intimate me if course is commenced for 2020 exam. will always be thankful for your commendable job


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