World Intellectual Property Organization

Administrative Instructions under the Patent Cooperation Treaty

Section 305ter
Identification and Transmittal of the Translation of an Earlier Application
Furnished under Rule 20.6(a)(iii)

Where a translation of an earlier application is furnished under Rule 20.6(a)(iii), the receiving Office shall mark the words “TRANSLATION OF EARLIER APPLICATION (RULE 20.6(a)(iii))” in the upper left-hand corner of the first page of the translation and, after having made a finding under Rule 20.6(b) or (c), transmit the translation to the International Bureau.

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