Brochure & Schedule

A detailed brochure of our D Distance Learning course is available here.

A provisional schedule of this course is available here.

Topics covered


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

D-Legal – DI specific

  • Refresh and gear up your knowledge and understanding of EPC & PCT topics beyond Pre-Exam level
  • Practice DI questions covering the full range of legal subjects
  • Reading and analyzing the question
  • When is something relevant or not relevant


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


  • More than 400 overhead sheets introducing and explaining how to tackle DI and DII.
  • Main Exam Questions for Paper D, “D-book”
  • D methodology tools and templates.
  • Materials for use at the EQE, including methodology flowcharts for DI and DII.
  • Checklists, and examples of phrasing, to be used when writing your answer to DII.
  • DeltaPatents' own model solutions for the DI and DII papers practiced. Initially based on past EQE papers, they have been fully updated to incorporate the latest legal changes, and demonstrate how the DeltaPatents' methodology has been applied, and discuss alternative answers.

Course fee

  • Paper D Distance Learning online: € 3.285

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

When to register?

We recommend that candidates enroll at least two weeks before the course start date. However, we also accept enrollments that come in later under the following conditions:

Conditions for Physical Course Materials

This course includes physical course materials typically shipped about 2 weeks before the course start date. Registrations received within 1 week of the course starting date may not guarantee timely delivery of course materials. Please note that digital copies of the course material are not provided, even if the physical shipment is delayed.


Conditions for Pre-training Assignment

This course requires a pre-training assignment to be submitted 10 working days prior to the course start date. Registering too late may not allow sufficient time to complete the assignment or receive corrections and feedback from the tutor.