This book provides complete, step-by-step guidance to help candidates pass the EQE. It covers all papers in the exam - A to D. Edited by Simon Roberts, Lecturer at CEIPI and Coordinator of the London CEIPI Course, and written by Simon Roberts and Andrew Rudge, it sets out practical strategies for answering each paper - a feature unique to this book. It incorporates comprehensive guides to the European Patent Convention and Patent Cooperation Treaty, including Articles, Rules, relevant case law and references to Ancillary Regulations, Guidelines for Examination, national law and other materials. It arranges the EPC and PCT logically by subject matter so that even a newcomer to these texts will be able to locate relevant information easily and rapidly - another feature unique to this book. It is updated to take account of rule changes since the 2006 edition.