PCT Circulars 2017

Number Date Concerning
C. PCT 1522 November 2, 2017 Invitation to submit its annual report on its quality management.
C. PCT 1521 November 13, 2017 Invitation to the twenty-fifth session of the Meeting of International Authorities under the PCT (PCT/MIA), which will be hosted by the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office in Madrid from February 21 to 23, 2018, and to the MIA Quality Subgroup, also in Madrid on February 19 and 20, 2018
C. PCT 1519 October 24, 2017 Invitation to provide comments on the Draft Application Form for Appointment as an International Searching and Preliminary Examining Authority under the PCT, discussed by the Quality Subgroup of the Meeting of International Authorities under the PCT through its electronic forum and at its sixth and seventh informal meetings in 2016 and 2017.
C. PCT 1518 October 25, 2017 Report for the thirtieth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Committee for Technical Cooperation on the web site of WIPO at: http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/details.jsp?meeting_id=42647
C. PCT 1517 July 31, 2017 Invitation to provide further comments concerning any improvements which might be made to the guidance provided to applicants and ISA examiners for the drafting and revising of abstracts.
C. PCT 1516 August 2, 2017 Proposals for issues to be discussed in a workshop relating to PCT fee reductions for universities, to be held during the eleventh session of the PCT Working Group in 2018.
C. PCT 1515 August 2, 2017 Proposals for issues to be discussed in a workshop relating to PCT fee reductions for universities, to be held during the eleventh session of the PCT Working Group in 2018.
C. PCT 1514 July 20, 2017 Utilization of the WIPO CASE Platform.
C. PCT 1513 May 29, 2017 Proposals for change to the Standard for the Filing and Processing in Electronic Form of International Applications (Annex F of the Administrative Instructions under the PCT) related to allowable electronic document formats for documents in electronic form that are prepared or exchanged in accordance with the standard set out in Annex F.
C. PCT 1512 June 1, 2017 Conclusion of consultations, notified in PCT Circular C. PCT 1505, regarding 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 1511 June 6, 2017 Promulgation of modifications to the Administrative Instructions under the PCT, certain PCT forms relating to the receiving Office, the International Bureau, the International Searching Authority, the Authority specified for Supplementary International Search and the International Preliminary Examining Authority, as well as modifications to the PCT Receiving Office Guidelines and to the PCT International Search and Preliminary Examination Guidelines, with effect from July 1, 2017.
C. PCT 1508 May 1, 2017 Technical requirements to enable the implementation of the transmittal of documents by the receiving Office to the International Searching Authority relating to earlier search or classification, following the adoption by the PCT Assembly, in October 2015, of amendments to PCT Rule 23bis that will enter into force on July 1, 2017.
C. PCT 1507 May 2, 2017 Promulgation of version 4.1 of the Data Format Specification for the Collection of PCT National Phase Information, which sets out the means for submitting to the International Bureau information concerning events at designated and elected Offices related to international applications which have entered the national phase before the Office concerned, following the adoption by the PCT Assembly, in October 2015, of amendments to PCT Rule 95.1, which will enter into force on July 1, 2017.
C. PCT 1506 March 30, 2017 Reminder to designated and/or elected Offices to provide complete and up-to-date information on national phase requirements to the International Bureau so that it can be reflected in the PCT Applicant’s Guide and on the WIPO website.
C. PCT 1505 March 22, 2017 Proposals for change to the Standard for the Filing and Processing in Electronic Form of International Applications (Annex F of the Administrative Instructions under the PCT) related to the PCT request form (PCT/RO/101), declarations, search report and written opinion.
C. PCT 1504 March 3, 2017 The technical requirements to enable the implementation of the transmittal of documents relating to earlier search or classification, following the adoption by the PCT Assembly, in October 2015, of amendments to PCT Rule 23bis that will enter into force on July 1, 2017.
C. PCT 1503 February 28, 2017 Travel expenses and subsistence allowance for one delegate. Copies available on request to pct.legal@wipo.int
C. PCT 1502 February 28, 2017 Travel expenses and subsistence allowance for one delegate. Copies available on request to pct.legal@wipo.int
C. PCT 1501 February 28, 2017 Travel expenses and subsistence allowance for one delegate. Copies available on request to pct.legal@wipo.int
C. PCT 1500 February 2, 2017 Publication of the 3 millionth international application filed under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
C. PCT 1499 February 2, 2017 Publication of the 3 millionth international application filed under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
C. PCT 1498 February 10, 2017 Proposed modifications to the Administrative Instructions under the PCT, the PCT Receiving Office Guidelines and the PCT International Search and Preliminary Examination Guidelines
C. PCT 1497 January 16, 2017 Training for examiners in substantive examination of patents. You are invited to complete the attached questionnaire PDF, Circulars
C. PCT 1496 January 13, 2017 Invitation to participate as an observer in the tenth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group and in the thirtieth session of the PCT Committee for Technical Cooperation, which will both be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), from May 8 to 12, 2017.
C. PCT 1495 January 13, 2017 Invitation to participate in the tenth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group and in the thirtieth session of the PCT Committee for Technical Cooperation, which will both be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), from May 8 to 12, 2017.
C. PCT 1494 January 13, 2017 Invitation to participate in the tenth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group and in the thirtieth session of the PCT Committee for Technical Cooperation, which will both be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), from May 8 to 12, 2017.
C. PCT 1493 January 13, 2017 Invitation to participate in the tenth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group and in the thirtieth session of the PCT Committee for Technical Cooperation, which will both be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), from May 8 to 12, 2017.
C. PCT 1492 January 13, 2017 Invitation to participate in the tenth session of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Working Group and in the thirtieth session of the PCT Committee for Technical Cooperation, which will both be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), from May 8 to 12, 2017.