The following topics are covered


  • How to prepare for the D paper
  • Time management
  • Styles and detail of answering


  • Reading and analyzing the question
  • Sufficient legal basis
  • When is something relevant or not relevant

DII specific

  • Analyzing the client’s letter
  • Organizing the information using tools such as a timeline
  • Dealing with recurring problems such as public disclosure dates, invalid priorities, “first application”, insufficiency of disclosure, non-prejudicial disclosures, entitlement
  • Advising the client and improving his position
  • Recognizing  threats from the competitor


  • A book with sheets on DI and DII Methodology, D Methodology tools and templates
  • Materials for use at the EQE, including methodology flowcharts for DI and DII
  • Checklists and examples of phrasing
  • DeltaPatents' own model solutions for the DI and DII papers practiced during the course


Course fee

  • 1-day Paper D Crash Methodology online: € 335
  • 1-day Paper D Crash Methodology onsite in the Netherlands: € 345
  • 1-day Paper D Crash Methodology onsite in Europe: € 395


If you register for the 3-day Paper D Methodology course as well as the 2-day Paper D Guided Exam and/or the 4-day Paper D Guided Trial Run course, you will receive a discount of € 200 for each extra course (on the course fee of the Guided Exam and/or the Guided Trial Run course). This offer only applies to courses taken in the same EQE year.

Registration fee and VAT information

  • An administrative fee of € 125 is charged for every booking. If more than one course is booked at the same time, only one administrative fee will be charged
  • All fees are excluding 21% VAT