World Intellectual Property Organization

PCT Circulars 2011

Number Date Concerning
C. PCT 1329 December 15, 2011 Review of the supplementary international search system
C. PCT 1328 December 13, 2011 Request to your Authority to submit to the International Bureau information on any standardized clauses which it uses to complete international search reports, written opinions and international preliminary examination reports
C. PCT 1327 December 12, 2011 Proposed modifications to the Administrative Instructions under the PCT, certain PCT Forms relating to the receiving Office and the International Bureau and the PCT Receiving Office Guidelines in order to implement:  (1) amendments to the Regulations under the PCT which will enter into force on July 1, 2012; and (2) the recent recommendations of the Digital Access Service Working Group
C. PCT 1326 December 16, 2011 Proposal to modify the International Search and Preliminary Examination Guidelines in order to provide further guidance to International Authorities on the inclusion of observations on clarity and support
C. PCT 1325 December 7, 2011 Invitation to attend the fifth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO, from Tuesday, May 29, 2012 (10 a.m.) to Friday, June 1, 2012
C. PCT 1324 December 7, 2011 Invitation to attend the fifth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO, from Tuesday, May 29, 2012 (10 a.m.) to Friday, June 1, 2012
C. PCT 1323 December 7, 2011 Invitation to attend the fifth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO, from Tuesday, May 29, 2012 (10 a.m.) to Friday, June 1, 2012
C. PCT 1322 December 7, 2011 Invitation to attend the fifth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO, from Tuesday, May 29, 2012 (10 a.m.) to Friday, June 1, 2012
C. PCT 1321 December 7, 2011 Invitation to attend the fifth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO, from Tuesday, May 29, 2012 (10 a.m.) to Friday, June 1, 2012
C. PCT 1320 November 22, 2011 Draft agenda for the 19th session of the Meeting of International Authorities under the PCT (PCT/MIA), which will be hosted by IP Australia in Canberra from February 8 to 10, 2012
C. PCT 1319 December 1, 2011 Deployment in January 2012 of a new PCT feature whereby applicants interested in licensing the invention(s) contained in their international applications filed under the PCT can request the International Bureau to make this information available in relation to the application on its PATENTSCOPE website
C. PCT 1318 November 4, 2011 Invitation to IPEA and ISA to submit their annual report in accordance with Chapter 21
C. PCT 1317 November 10, 2011 Invitation to assess its IT systems as to whether color drawings could be accepted by your Office as a receiving Office (at least for international applications filed in electronic form) and as a designated or elected Office and, where applicable, as an International Searching and Preliminary Examining Authority, with the aim of allowing the PCT Working Group to be in a position to make a positive recommendation in this area at its next session
C. PCT 1316 October 3, 2011 Promulgation of modifications to the quality framework for international search and preliminary examination set out in Chapter 21 of the PCT International Search and Preliminary Guidelines with effect from November 1, 2011
C. PCT 1315 September 27, 2011 Invitation to the 19th session of the Meeting of International Authorities under the PCT (PCT/MIA), which will be hosted by IP Australia in Canberra from February 8 to 10, 2012 and to a meeting of the MIA quality subgroup to take place, also in Canberra, on February 6 and 7, 2012
C. PCT 1314 September 21, 2011 Transmission of the report (document PCTIWG/4/17) for the fourth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which took place from June 6 to 10, 2011, has been adopted by correspondence
C. PCT 1313 August 22, 2011 Proposals for change to the Standard for the Electronic Filing and Processing of International Applications under the PCT (Annex F of the Administrative Instructions)
C. PCT 1312 July 29, 2011 Modifications to the PCT Receiving Office Guidelines and Form PCT/ISA/207 which are hereby promulgated
C. PCT 1311 July 21, 2011 Proposals for a revision of the quality framework for international search and preliminary examination set out in Chapter 21 of the PCT International Search and Preliminary Examination Guidelines
C. PCT 1310 June 30, 2011 Replacement of the existing PCT-COR system with a new system for requesting documents from the International Bureau, entitled “PCT Automated Document Ordering System (PADOS)
C. PCT 1309 June 20, 2011 Unscrupulous entities and individuals in various countries that attempt to mislead users of the World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO) services into paying fees which have nothing to do with the processing of their patent applications or trademark registrations
C. PCT 1308 June 27, 2011 Modifications to the Administrative Instructions under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and certain PCT forms relating to the International Searching Authority and the International Preliminary Examining Authority, which relate to the amendments to the Regulations under the PCT which enter into force on July 1, 2011, and which are hereby promulgated with effect from that date
C. PCT 1307 May 25, 2011 Invitation to an informal session introducing the agenda items for discussion at the upcoming fourth session of the PCT Working Group, scheduled to take place in Geneva from June 6 to 10, 2011
C. PCT 1306 June 24, 2011 Report of the results of the questionnaire to assess the level of Office satisfaction in 2010 with PCT services
C. PCT 1305 May 19, 2011 Development of a new PCT feature whereby applicants interested in licensing the invention(s) contained in their international applications filed under the PCT can request the International Bureau to make this information available in relation to the application on its PATENTSCOPE website
C. PCT 1304 June 7, 2011 Transmission of a copy of the the International Patent System, PCT Yearly Review
C. PCT 1303 May 23, 2011 Invitation and participation form for the Forty-Ninth series of the Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO, including the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Union Assembly, which will take place at the International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG), 17, rue de Varembé, 1211 Geneva 20, from September 26 to October 5, 2011
C. PCT 1302 April 20, 2011 Proposed modifications to the Administrative Instructions under the PCT and certain PCT forms relating to the International Searching Authority and the International Preliminary Examining Authority. These proposed modifications are consequential to amendments to the Regulations under the PCT which will enter into force on July 1, 2011
C. PCT 1301 March 29, 2011 Invitation to a celebratory event which the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will hold on April 14, 2011, when we will commemorate the filing of the 2 millionth international application under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
C. PCT 1300 March 29, 2011 Invitation to a celebratory event which the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will hold on April 14, 2011, when we will commemorate the filing of the 2 millionth international application under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
C. PCT 1299 April 8, 2011 Invitation and participation form for the fourth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva from June 6 to 10, 2011
C. PCT 1298 April 8, 2011 Invitation and participation form for the fourth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva from June 6 to 10, 2011
C. PCT 1297 April 8, 2011 Invitation and participation form for the fourth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva from June 6 to 10, 2011
C. PCT 1296 March 10, 2011 Proposed modifications of the PCT Receiving Office Guidelines and proposed new form relating to the International Searching Authority
C. PCT 1295 March 8, 2011 Follow up on a number of recommendations endorsed by the PCT Working Group relating to the quality of search and examination of international applications
C. PCT 1294 February 4, 2011 Invitation and draft agenda for the fourth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO, from Monday, June 6, 2011 to Friday, June 10, 2011
C. PCT 1293 February 4, 2011 Invitation and draft agenda for the fourth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO, from Monday, June 6, 2011 to Friday, June 10, 2011
C. PCT 1292 February 4, 2011 Invitation and draft agenda for the fourth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO, from Monday, June 6, 2011 to Friday, June 10, 2011
C. PCT 1291 February 4, 2011 Invitation and draft agenda for the fourth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO, from Monday, June 6, 2011 to Friday, June 10, 2011
C. PCT 1290 February 4, 2011 Invitation and draft agenda for the fourth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO, from Monday, June 6, 2011 to Friday, June 10, 2011
C. PCT 1289 February 2, 2011 Invitation to participate in the "PCT Office Feedback Survey 2010", and paper version of the on-line questionnaire
C. PCT 1288 February 11, 2011 Follow up on the development of a PCT Third Party Observation System
C. PCT 1287 January 11, 2011 Taking forward recommendations to improve the functioning of the PCT system endorsed by the PCT Working Group at its third sesssion in relation to "timeliness in the international phase" and "cost and accessibility issues; consistency and availability of safeguards"
C. PCT 1286 January 19, 2011 Information about a project currently undertaken by the International Bureau to develop a new IT system for use by external users who own or manage international applications filed under the PCT

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