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Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office

EQE online workshop Paper C

Virtual classroom: 15.01.2024 - 08.02.2024

15.01.2024, 16:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs
18.01.2024, 16:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs
22.01.2024, 16:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs
25.01.2024, 16:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs
29.01.2024, 16:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs
01.02.2024, 16:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs
05.02.2024, 16:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs
08.02.2024, 16:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs


Virtual classroom


The paper C workshop will provide you with an interactive step-by-step course for approaching paper C of the EQE by in-depth discussion of two past papers. 

Key Topics

  • Discussion of what is needed in the paper including the attacks to be made and where to find the information for the attacks on the claims
  • Refresh the basics of novelty and inventive step including how to identify the closest prior art document from the prior art provided
  • Work through two papers C addressing the attacks to be made with practical approaches and suggestions
  • Time management

The workshop comprises 8 live sessions over a period of 4 weeks.


  • Jürgen Wilhelm
  • Hendrik Roland Freudenberger

Target group

The Paper C workshop is aimed at epi Students who have recently passed the pre-examination and are beginning their preparation for the full examination. The workshop will also be of benefit to epi Students who will be resitting Paper C.

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Technical requirements
In order to attend the workshop participants need a computer with an internet browser and a high-speed broadband internet connection. For the live session, epi uses ZOOM. Security settings on local Firewalls need to be checked. In order to make full use of the live session, we recommend to use headsets.

To access to the sessions epi sends out the links and guidelines for participants shortly before the workshop starts.

Application and use of personal data

Please do not use capital letters when filling the online registration form. Please indicate only personal email addresses.

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Working language

  • English

Registration fee

Participation fee (epi-student)
EUR 450,-
Participation fee (non epi-member)
EUR 540,-


For further information, please contact Jacqueline Kalbe ([email protected]).

Minimum number of participants

*If the minimum number of participants was not reached by the registration deadline, the event will be cancelled. In this case the epi will inform you immediately.


Event has only a few slots available

Registration deadline

Registration is open until 12.01.2024 The order of receipt by epi will determine the attendance in case of over-subscription.

The registration deadline for this event (12.01.2024) is over.