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April 2014 | No. 04/2014


Release of PCT-SAFE Client Patch

An update patch for the PCT-SAFE Client software, dated 1 April 2014, may now be downloaded from the PCT-SAFE website at:

Please note that this patch will only update the 1 January 2014 full installation of the PCT-SAFE Client software (version and must NOT be used to update any other version.

This update patch:

– takes into account the fact that physical media electronic filing is no longer accepted by the receiving Offices of Austria and Sweden, from 1 March 2014;

– includes fee updates (where relevant) and other PCT updates; and

– includes minor software enhancements.

Further details are available on the PCT-SAFE website at:


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