World Intellectual Property Organization

PCT Circulars 2012

Number Date Concerning
C. PCT 1364 December 20, 2012 Proposals for further improvement of the PCT system, submitted jointly by the United Kingdom and the United States of America (Annex I to the Circular), and by the European Patent Office (Annex II to the Circular)
C. PCT 1363 December 14, 2012 Invitation to complete an on-line questionnaire concerning your Office’s experience as a designated or elected Office under the PCT in handling requests for the restoration of the right of priority under PCT Rule 49ter
C. PCT 1362 November 13, 2012 Transmission of a copy of the draft agenda for the 20th session of the Meeting of International Authorities under the PCT (PCT/MIA), which will be hosted by the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich from February 6 to 8, 2013
C. PCT 1361 October 23, 2012 Invitation to your Office, in its capacity as an International Searching and Preliminary Examining Authority,  to submit its annual report on its quality management system
C. PCT 1360 October 8, 2012 Invitation to your Office, in its capacity as an International Searching Authority, to comment on a draft report on the characteristics of international search reports with a view to identifying indicators of what should be the focus of further work by the International Authorities
C. PCT 1359 September 28, 2012 Invitation to your Office, in its capacity as an International Searching Authority, to nominate one or more representatives for the PCT minimum documentation task force
C. PCT 1358 October 3, 2012 Report for the fifth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group on the web site of WIPO at: http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/details.jsp?meeting_id=25017
C. PCT 1357 September 18, 2012 Making search strategies used by the International Searching Authority for individual applications available on PATENTSCOPE, and the utility of search strategies for assessing quality
C. PCT 1356 September 18, 2012 Invitation to your Office, in its capacity as an International Searching and Preliminary Examining Authority under the PCT, to reply to a questionnaire on quality improvement measures
C. PCT 1355 September 18, 2012 Invitation to the 20th session of the Meeting of International Authorities under the PCT (PCT/MIA), which will be hosted by the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich from February 6 to 8, 2013, and to the MIA quality subgroup also at the EPO on February 4 and 5, 2013
C. PCT 1354 August 29, 2012 Adoption of the report of the nineteenth session of the Meeting of International Authorities under the PCT (PCT/MIA)
C. PCT 1353 September 10, 2012 Promulgation of modifications to the PCT Receiving Office Guidelines relating to changes to the patent law of the United States of America
C. PCT 1352 September 14, 2012 The means by which Offices may wish to receive copies of third party observations, comments by the applicant on such observations, and copies of close prior art submitted by the applicant
C. PCT 1351 August 17, 2012 Promulgation of modifications to the Administrative Instructions under the PCT and certain PCT Forms relating to changes to the patent law of the United States of America.
C. PCT 1350 July 20, 2012 Proposed modifications to the PCT Receiving Office Guidelines
C. PCT 1349 July 6, 2012 Proposed modifications to the Administrative Instructions under the PCT and certain PCT Forms
C. PCT 1348 June 30, 2012 Results of the PCT Office Feedback Survey 2011 assessing your level of satisfaction with PCT services
C. PCT 1347 June 22, 2012 Promulgation of modifications to the Administrative Instructions under the PCT and the PCT International Search and Preliminary Examination Guidelines relating to the introduction of a Third Party Observation System with effect from July 1, 2012
C. PCT 1346 June 22, 2012 Invitation to participate in the twenty-fifth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Committee for Technical Cooperation (CTC), which will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO, during the period from October 1 to 9, 2012
C. PCT 1345 June 22, 2012 Invitation to participate in the twenty-fifth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Committee for Technical Cooperation (CTC), which will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO, during the period from October 1 to 9, 2012
C. PCT 1344 June 22, 2012 Invitation to participate in the twenty-fifth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Committee for Technical Cooperation (CTC), which will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO, during the period from October 1 to 9, 2012
C. PCT 1343 June 22, 2012 Invitation to participate in the twenty-fifth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Committee for Technical Cooperation (CTC), which will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO, during the period from October 1 to 9, 2012
C. PCT 1342 June 12, 2012 Transmission of a copy of the the International Patent System, PCT Yearly Review
C. PCT 1341 May 25, 2012 Invitation to participate in the twenty-fifth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Committee for Technical Cooperation (CTC), which will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO, during the period from October 1 to 9, 2012
C. PCT 1340 May 16, 2012 An ongoing review by the International Bureau regarding provisions to mitigate the consequences of a possible future infrastructure problem caused by an extraordinary event that instigates a disaster recovery procedure response
C. PCT 1339 May 8, 2012 Invitation to participate in the fifth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva from May 29 to June 1, 2012
C. PCT 1338 May 2, 2012 Proposed modifications to the Administrative Instructions under the PCT and to the PCT International Search and Preliminary Examination Guidelines relating to the introduction of a third party observation system on July 1, 2012
C. PCT 1337 April 26, 2012 Modifications to the Administrative Instructions under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Annex F, Standard for Filing and Processing in Electronic Form, Appendix I (PCT/AI/DTD/8)
C. PCT 1336 March 16, 2012 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; and (2) the recommendations of the Digital Access Service Working Group
C. PCT 1335 February 29, 2012 Invitation to participate in the fifth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva from May 29 to June 1, 2012
C. PCT 1334 February 29, 2012 Invitation to participate in the fifth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva from May 29 to June 1, 2012
C. PCT 1333 February 29, 2012 Invitation to participate in the fifth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group, which will be held in Geneva from May 29 to June 1, 2012
C. PCT 1332 February 17, 2012 Electronic transmission of search copies of international applications
C. PCT 1331 January 31, 2012 Questionnaire to assess your level of satisfaction with PCT services
C. PCT 1330 January 23, 2012 Proposals for change to the Standard for the Electronic Filing and Processing of International Applications under the PCT (Annex F of the Administrative Instructions)

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