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To What do I use (recommended by PCT-SAFE)? How do I get it?
Prepare the request and send applications to the receiving Office PCT-SAFE Client Download and install the latest version of the software from our web-site.
Prepare the application body (abstract, description, claims and drawings) in XML format PCT-SAFE Editor (PSE) Download and install the latest version of the software from our web-site.
Or software to convert Word Processor (and drawings) files into PDF format Not available with PCT-SAFE, but various products are commercially available.
Electronically sign my application A digital certificate Enroll on-line with the WIPO Customer Certification Authority.
Electronically file my international application with a receiving Office that accepts electronic filings The International Bureau of WIPO as receiving Office (RO/IB) More information on filing with RO/IB.
Learn how to use the software PCT-SAFE user documentation and on-line e-learning tools Find user documentation and access the eLearning tutorials.

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