Wednesday, 18 July 2012

EQE 2012 - Paper D

Congratulations to all who passed the D paper this year, either outright or as a compensable fail.

Looking at all the 1440 candidates [including 124 who scored 0 points]:
- about 44% got 45 or higher [compensable fail] and 33% got 50 or higher [pass].

This is more than in 2011 [then, about 35% got 45 or higher].

9 comments:

  1. Thank you for your congratulations. I passed :)
    And a big thank you for the excellent basic D course and all the exam materials. I wouldn't have passed without all of that.

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  2. Carol Vandeputte18 July 2012 at 11:16

    Thank you Pete!!! I'm one of the compensable fails. I've got 45 but I got it. The EQE did not defeat me this year. Thanks also for the interesting course!!! It was certainly helpful!

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  3. Hi Pete,

    I passed D with a comfortable margin (74 points). Beats me how I got those, I considered my D-II paper a disaster area (missed a 54(3) prior right, for heaven's sake!), and lost quite some sleep over that. I guess that shows you never can tell what the exam commitee will do...

    Thanks for the excellent training!

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  4. Thanks DeltaPatents! and especially Jelle, Pete and Joeri for effective training sessions and excellent training material ! Followed both C and D with DP and passed them this year from the first time...which makes me together with the A and B from last year an European Patent Attorney. Thanks again!

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  5. I got A:68%; B:58%; C:47%; and D:42%.

    Clearly D is for Dammit!

    Congratulations to all who passed. These are the toughest exams I have ever taken!

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    1. Failing with 42 seems pretty cruel. At least you got the other three - you can keep the C as a compensable fail, so if you get 45 points or more on D at a future attempt, you will pass everything.

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  6. Thanks Pete, both for stats, your congratz and thanks also for good course and a lot of good training material. I'm sure that I would not be one of the lucky 33% without DeltaPatents, especially your emphasis on focusing on D2 (as I’m pretty sure that D2 supplied my with at least 35p ;-).

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  7. Congratulations to all who passed at least something - every paper passed should be celebrated.
    And special congratulations if you passed D.

    Thanks for the kind words - in the end it is down to your own hard work,but it is nice to hear that we helped.

    Enjoy the feeling.

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  8. I too would like to say thank you to Pete and his colleagues at DP (--> Pete, please pass on my thanks :-)

    I comfortably passed Paper D this year and it is, without doubt, largely due to studyng the DP books "Questions and Answers for Paper D". Practicing with these books provided a real targeted approach that covers (as far as possible) the different possible questions/considerations that might come up. And it didn't let me down!!!

    So... a real big THANK YOU!!

    ;-)

    Regards,
    T

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