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As at February 29, 2008, under the authority vested in the Director of the Department of Consumer Affairs in the State of California by Chapters 67 and 635 of the Statutes of 2007, the Director hereby enters [entered] into an agreement with the below-named educational institution.

Academy of Intellectual Property Law
2533 South Coast Highway, Suite #223
Cardiff, California, USA 92007

The above-named private postsecondary educational institution shall agree [agreed] to comply with all of the following: state statutes, rules, and regulations pertaining to private postsecondary institutions or pertaining to non-WASC regionally accredited institutions as defined in Section 94740.5 of the Education Code, as it existed on June 30, 2007, in effect as of the close of business on June 30, 2007, for the purpose of ensuring continued student protection after Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 94700) of Part 59 of Division 10 of Title 3 of the Education Code became inoperative. This agreement shall apply [applies] retroactively to July 1, 2007.

NAME OF
INSTITUTION:

  Academy of Intellectual Property Law
TYPE OF
INSTITUTION:
  Registered Institution, U.S. Patent Bar, European Patent Bar, Irish Trademark Bar and European Trademark Bar examination preparation, pursuant to California Education Code Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 7, Section 94931(c)(4)
LEGAL ENTITY:   Sole Proprietorship
OWNER:   Dr. Peter S. Geissler, doing business as "Geissler & Associates"
2533 South Coast Highway, Suite #223
Cardiff, California, USA 92007
PRIMARY
OFFICE:
  2533 South Coast Highway, Suite #223, Cardiff, CA 92007

The Academy of Intellectual Property Law is exempt from Article 7 (commencing with Section 94850) the "Maxine Waters Student Protection Act" of the California Education Code because it complies with Section 94790(d), to wit, the educational service, as defined by subdivision (a) of Section 94734 of the California Education Code, is offered exclusively to assist students, who have obtained, or are in the process of obtaining, degrees after completing an undergraduate or graduate course of study at a college or university, to prepare for an examination for licensure in a recognized profession, such as medicine, dentistry, accounting or law.

Specifically, the Academy of Intellectual Property Law offers educational services in relation to examination preparation for the following professional licenses: "U.S. PATENT ATTORNEY", "U.S. PATENT AGENT", "EUROPEAN PATENT ATTORNEY", "IRISH TRADEMARK AGENT", and "EUROPEAN TRADEMARK ATTORNEY".

For any questions about licensure or oversight of this institution, please contact the Department of Consumer Affairs, Consumer Information Division, 1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N 112, Sacramento, California, 95834.