Committee on Examination of Patent Attorneys
Article 2(1) of Act XXXII of 1995 on Patent Attorneys provides that any person may act as a patent attorney only in the case of being a member of the Chamber of Patent Attorneys. One of the fundamental conditions of admittance to the Chamber is passing the examination of patent attorneys.
The examination shall be passed before the Committee on Examination of Patent Attorneys operating at the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO).
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.
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.
Secretary: dr. Kinga Udvardy-Marton
Hungarian Intellectual Property Office
H-1054 Budapest Garibaldi utca 2.
Phone: +36 (1) 474 5921
Decree No. 76/1995 (XII. 29.) IKM of the Minister of Industry and Trade on the Examination of Patent Attorneys
Decree No. 2/2008 (VIII. 22.) TNM of the Minister without Portfolio on Industrial Property Qualification)