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October 2014 | No. 10/2014

 

New/Updated PCT Resources

Presentation on the PCT

“Introduction to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)”, a presentation on the PCT by Matthew Bryan, Director, PCT Legal Division, WIPO, as updated in October 2014, and is now available at:

http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/presentations/introduction.pdf

History of the PCT Regulations

The History of the PCT Regulations has been updated to include the amendments to the Regulations that have been made since the last update in January 2013. This resource, which charts chronologically, for each PCT Rule, any changes that have been made to that Rule since its adoption, is available at:

http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/texts/pdf/pct_regulations_history.pdf

ISA and IPEA Agreements

An updated version of the Agreement between the International Bureau of WIPO and the Israel Patent Office, as in force from 1 October 2014, relating to the functioning of this Authority as International Searching and Preliminary Examining Authority under the PCT, has been published in PDF format in English and French at, respectively:

http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/texts/agreements/ag_il.pdf

http://www.wipo.int/pct/fr/texts/agreements/ag_il.pdf

Furthermore, the Agreement between the International Bureau of WIPO and the National Institute of Industrial Property (Chile), as in force from 22 October 2014, relating to the functioning of this Authority as International Searching and Preliminary Examining Authority under the PCT, is now available in PDF format in English and French at, respectively (on the right hand side of the page):

http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/access/isa_ipea_agreements.html

http://www.wipo.int/pct/fr/access/isa_ipea_agreements.html

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