Tuesday 6 June

How to pass FD2

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Start: Tuesday 6 June 2023, 12:30 PM

End: Tuesday 6 June 2023, 01:30 PM

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In this one-hour Webinar the PEB FD2 Principal, Tim Allsop, and PEB Examiner, Paul Roscoe, who also tested the 2022 FD2 exam paper, explain what the exam is about, what the examiners are looking for, and share practical tips to help you get to a pass mark. For non VAT rate, please email us at [email protected]




Tim Allsop, DIPR

Tim Allsop, DIPR

Tim is the Principal Patent Officer at the UK Ministry of Defence, where he manages a large number of attorneys advising on all aspects of intellectual property. Tim has been involved in the UK exams for a very long time. He authors the CIPA Study Guide for the FD3 Exam, is an FD4 Examiner, and having written most of the last 10 years’ exam papers, is the current Principal Examiner for the FD2 paper, making him wholly responsible for the exam itself. Tim is a tutor for various commercial organisations for the UK and European exams.

Paul Roscoe, Appleyard Lees IP LLP

Paul Roscoe, Appleyard Lees IP LLP

Paul is a senior associate at Appleyard Lees IP LLP. He has drafted dozens of patent applications for a variety of subject-matter over his career, including mechanical inventions through to computer-implemented inventions, which is where most of his practice is now focused. Before entering the patent profession, he worked as an engineer at Airbus after being awarded a first class MEng in aerospace engineering from the University of Liverpool. Paul qualified as a patent attorney with all first time passes. Now, he is a PEB examiner for the FD4 exam, and plays a critical role in setting the FD2 exam through testing the paper. He has also tutored on the JDD course for FD2.

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