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November 2014 | No. 11/2014


New/Updated PCT Resources


The publication “Protecting your Inventions Abroad: Frequently Asked Questions About the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)”, which was updated in July 2014, is now available in HTML and PDF formats in French and in PDF format in Japanese, as well as in English, at, respectively:

Other languages are under preparation.

Report of the PCT Working Group

The report (document PCT/WG/7/30) of the seventh session of the PCT Working Group, which took place from 10 to 13 June 2014, has been adopted by correspondence and is now available, along with the other documents for the session, on the WIPO website at:

ISA and IPEA Agreements

An updated version of the Agreement between the International Bureau of WIPO and the National Institute of Industrial Property (Brazil), as in force from 1 March 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:


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