The webinar is delivered by a current FD1 (P2) examiner and is aimed at Fellows who support trainees in their preparation for this challenging examination as well as to examinees, and potential examinees who are contemplating taking FD1.
The webinar will cover:

  • How the examination is prepared and marked
  • How to approach the examination and when to first sit it
  • Common issues which arise
  • Dispelling myths and misconceptions about the exam
There will be ample time for questions and answers.

Speaker Information:

Dr Janet Chisem

Dr Janet Chisem is a senior Patent Attorney at Unilever plc, based at their R&D centre in Port Sunlight, Wirral. Janet gained a PhD in Physical Chemistry from Cambridge University before joining Unilever 21 years ago as a scientist in the Personal Care Group, where she developed a number of inventions. Janet moved to the Patent Group in 2001 and qualified as a Chartered UK and European Patent Attorney. She has since provided IP and related legal support to several different areas of the global Unilever business.

Janet has a decade of experience as an Examiner for the Patent Examination Board (formerly JEB) on the FD1 paper, where she has been closely involved in many aspects of the examination process, particularly paper setting, script marking and review processes. 

Outside of work, Janet likes to spend time with her family. She can also often be found in the gym and likes to take part in mud obstacle runs when she can.

Event information

FD1 for Tutors and Examinees - an Examiner's Perspective
Start date Tuesday, May 21, 2019 12:30 PM
End date Tuesday, May 21, 2019 01:30 PM
Price Non Member £0.00 (Includes £0.00 VAT)
Member £0.00 (Includes £0.00 VAT)