Accepted means of filing
On physical media: as a WAD or WASP file created by PCT-SAFE (on 3.5” diskette, CD-R or DVD-R)
Accepted digital certificates
Valid certificates issued by one of the following Certification Authorities (CA):
- WIPO CA
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 pre-conversion format according to Administrative Instruction 706, created by Microsoft Word.
Sequence listing should preferably be filed, as a separate part of the description, in WIPO's ST.25 text format (no additional fees).
The PCT Section of the Office is available between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday excluding official holidays and may be contacted:
- by telephone at (632) 752-5450 ext. 404
- by fax at (632) 890-4862
- by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.