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