World Intellectual Property Organization

Administrative Instructions under the Patent Cooperation Treaty

Section 433
Waivers under Rule 90.4(d)

(a)  Where, in accordance with Rule 90.4(d), the International Bureau waives the requirement under Rule 90.4(b) that a separate power of attorney be submitted to it, the International Bureau shall publish a notice of this fact in the Gazette.

(b)  The International Bureau may require a separate power of attorney in particular instances even if the International Bureau has waived the requirement in general.

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