PCT Applicant's Guide - International Phase

CHAPTER 1: THIS GUIDE AND ITS ANNEXES

CHAPTER 2: WHAT IS THE PCT?

CHAPTER 3: THE “INTERNATIONAL PHASE” AND THE “NATIONAL PHASE” OF THE PCT PROCEDURE

CHAPTER 4: USEFULNESS OF THE PCT FOR APPLICANTS

CHAPTER 5: FILING AN INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION

Box No. I: Title of Invention
Boxes Nos. II and III: Applicants; Inventors
Box No. IV: Agent or Common Representative
Box No. V: Designation of States
Box No. VI: Priority Claim and Restoration of the Right of Priority
Box No. VII: International Searching Authority
Box No. VIII: Declarations
Box No. IX: Check List
Box No. X: Signature of Applicant or Agent
Notes to the Request Form
Fee Calculation Sheet

CHAPTER 6: PROCESSING OF THE INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION BY THE RECEIVING OFFICE

CHAPTER 7: THE INTERNATIONAL SEARCH PROCEDURE: PROCESSING OF THE INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION BY THE INTERNATIONAL SEARCHING AUTHORITY

CHAPTER 8: SUPPLEMENTARY INTERNATIONAL SEARCH

Box No. I: Identification of the International Application
Box No. II: Applicant
Box No. III: Agent or Common Representative
Box No. IV: Basis for Supplementary International Search
Box No. V: Check List
Box No. VI: Signature of Applicant, Agent or Common Representative
Notes to the Supplementary Search Request Form
Fee Calculation Sheet

CHAPTER 9: INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION, AMENDMENT OF CLAIMS, AND OTHER PROCESSING OF THE INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION BY THE INTERNATIONAL BUREAU

CHAPTER 10: INTERNATIONAL PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION UNDER CHAPTER II OF THE PCT

Box No. I: Identification of the International Application
Box No. II: Applicant(s)
Box No. III: Agent or Common Representative
Box No. IV: Basis for International Preliminary Examination (Statement Concerning Amendments and Indication of the Language for the Purposes of International Preliminary Examination)
Box No. V: Election of States
Box No. VI: Check List
Box No. VII: Signature of Applicant, Agent or Common Representative
Notes to the Demand Form
Fee Calculation Sheet

CHAPTER 11: MISCELLANEOUS QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE INTERNATIONAL PHASE