|To||What do I use?||How do I get it?|
|Prepare the request online and file your applications to receiving Offices that are ready for ePCT (see the list)||ePCT||Create your WIPO account at the ePCT portal where you will also find all necessary information (including detailed user guides).|
|For other offices (see the list): prepare the request and send applications online or on physical media||PCT-SAFE Client||Download and install the latest version of the software from our website. Find user documentation and access the eLearning tutorials.|
|Prepare the application body (abstract, description, claims and drawings) in XML format||Application body Converter (Docx to XML)||
It can be used online within ePCT (also available for download).
|Or software to convert Word Processor (and drawings) files into PDF format||Not available with WIPO, but many products are on the market.|
|Create the WIPO account and/or electronically sign the application using PCT-SAFE||A digital certificate||Enroll online with the WIPO Customer Certification Authority.|