Committee on Examination of Patent Attorneys

Committee on Examination of Patent Attorneys

Function
Article 2 of Act XXXII of 1995 on Patent Attorneys provides that only members of the Hungarian Chamber of Patent Attorneys (hereinafter referred to as “the Chamber”) may act as a patent attorneys. One of the fundamental conditions of admittance to the Chamber is passing the examination of patent attorneys.
The examination shall be taken before the Committee on Examination of Patent Attorneys operating at the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO).

Members
The Committee shall be composed of the President and fourteen members; its president is the President of the HIPO ex officio. The members of the Committee shall be appointed by the President of the HIPO, from the patent attorneys and other persons having law degree or high qualification in industrial property, for three years.

The examining board
The Committee shall proceed at the examination in the form of a board of the President and four members. The President of the Committee shall appoint at least two patent attorney members to the board.

Secretary
The Secretary of the Committee shall be appointed by the President of the HIPO from the civil servants of the HIPO. The Secretary shall be responsible for the administration of the Committee.

Availability:
Dr. Krisztina Füzesi Cserhátiné dr. (Secretary)
Phone: +36 1 474 5921,
Fax: +36 1 474 5936
E-mail: krisztina [961] fuzesi [169] hipo [961] gov [961] hu

Legal Sources
Decree No. 76/1995 (XII. 29.) IKM on the Patent Attorney Examination (Hungarian only)
Decree No. 1/2015. (I.22.) IM on the intellectual property education (Hungarian only)