The examination and certification are administered by the Intellectual Property 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 dedicated time period.
Use of the Trademark Administrator Program study materials during the exam is permitted. A PDF copy of the materials will be provided to candidates in advance of the exam.
Candidates who successfully obtain a score of at least 80% are eligible for the designation of Certified Canadian Trademark Administrator.
Maintenance of certification
In lieu of continuing education requirements, a CCTA must hold a valid IPIC membership to maintain the designation and use the post-nominal letters CCTA.
Exam Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 / 12 pm – 2 pm (ET)
Last day to register is Friday, April 23, 2021.
Registered candidates will receive exam instructions by email the day prior to the exam.
For questions on registering for the examination, please contact Sophie Mukono at firstname.lastname@example.org