The examination and certification are administered by the Intellectual Institute of Canada.
Purpose of the examination
The examination serves to qualify trademark administrators seeking the professional designation of Certified Canadian Trademark Administrator.
The exam tests a candidate’s knowledge of the foundations, regulations, procedures and best practices pertaining to the administration of trademarks.
Eligibility to sit for the examination
Candidates who have completed the IPIC Trademark Administrator Program and paid the exam registration fee are eligible to sit for the exam.
Candidates must have obtained an attestation of course completion for all 4 courses in the Program and must be able to supply a copy of such attestations upon request.
The exam will be administered online, in multiple choice question format, within a strict time period.
Use of the Trademark Administrator Program study materials, the Trademarks Regulations and the Trademarks Act during the exam is permitted.
Candidates who successfully obtain a score of at least 80% are eligible for the designation of Certified Canadian Trademark Administrator.
Maintenance of certification
Certified Canadian Trademark Administrators whose membership in the Institute is maintained in good standing may promote their professional designation by applying the certification’s post-nominal letters C.C.T.A.
The pursuit of continuing professional development is strongly encouraged but is not mandatory at this time.
Exam Date: Thursday, December 10, 2020 / 12 pm – 2 pm (ET)
Last day to register is Monday, December 7, 2020.
Registered candidates will receive exam instructions by email the day prior to the exam.