Qualification for patent agent is a science graduation, I am a ML graduate and I ve done 5yrs law degree, if I need to register as patent agent, can I do any distance education in science. whether it is application? Is there any regulation? Pls clarify me.
Yes you rightly said, technical qualification is must to become patent agent exam. I think you might do a correspondence course in science. However, you must check the recogination of such course by AICTE and UGC.
section 126. Qualifications for registration as patent agents :- (1) A person shall be qualified to have his name entered in the register of patent agents in he fulfils the following conditions, namely :-
(a) he is a citizen of India;
(b) he has completed the age of 21 years
(c) he has obtained a [degree in science , engineering or technology from any university established under law for the time being the force] in the territory of India or possesses such other equivalent qualifications as the Central Government may specify in this behalf , and, in addition,-
(d) he has paid such fee as may be prescribed.
What is your undergraduate degree?
Personaly, I don't know any patent agent with MCA background but there are a lot with B.tech computer science.