World Intellectual Property Organization

World Intellectual Property Office

E-filing notifications

 

Accepted means of filing

Online: as a WASP created by PCT-SAFE or EPO-OLF client software

On physical media: as a WAD or WASP file created by PCT-SAFE or EPO-OLF (on CD-R or DVD-R)

 

Accepted digital certificates

Valid certificates issued by one of the following Certification Authorities (CA):

  • WIPO CA
  • CA for EPO
  • VRK (FINEID)
  • FNMT (CERES)
  • KIPO CA
  • OCES CA
  • Nordea
  • Gatekeeper ABN-DSC

 

Accepted formats

This Office accepts the filing of the application body (description, claims and abstract) in character-coded (e.g. XML) and image format (e.g. PDF). It also accepts the inclusion of application documents in any pre-conversion format according to Administrative Instruction 706.

Sequence listing should preferably be filed, as a separate part of the description, in WIPO's ST.25 text format (no additional fees).

 

Support

PCT e-Services Help Desk available from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm Central European time; it can be contacted:

  • by e-mail: epct@wipo.int
  • by telephone: (+41-22) 338 9523
  • by facsimile: (+41-22) 338 8040.

 


 

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