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Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office

Student membership

Candidates preparing for the European qualifying examination (EQE) may become epi Student members. Candidates can apply online on the epi website.

The epi Student membership expires automatically once the student passes all parts of the EQE. 

Learn more about the benefits, rules and conditions of a student membership. 

Qualifying as a European Patent Attorney

Further information and preparation courses for the EQE. 

Preparing for the EQE

Activities provided by epi to assist candidates to better prepare themselves for the pre-examination and the main examination of the EQE.

Further Training

Further explanations and training exceptionally for epi Students, including for example a video about Claims. 


You have questions about epi student membership or other educational matters? Check out our FAQ!