Criteria for Student Membership (Article 8)

Student Members shall comprise those persons who, at the date of adoption of these Articles are on the Register as Student Members of the Institute and every person thereafter elected as such.

The Council may elect as a Student Member any person who is sponsored by a Founder or Ordinary Member and has for at least three months been (i) an assistant of a Founder or Ordinary Member, or (ii) a person employed in the office of a Trade Mark Agent or Patent Agent and who is wholly or principally engaged in Trade Mark work, but the Council shall have the power to elect as a Student Member any other candidate whom it considers eligible.