World Intellectual Property Organization

Administrative Instructions under the Patent Cooperation Treaty

Section 434
Publication of Information Concerning Waivers
under Rules 90.4(d) and 90.5(c)

(a)  Any waivers of the requirement under Rule 90.4(b) that a separate power of attorney be submitted, or any changes to the information, notified to the International Bureau under Sections 336(a), 517(a), or 617(a) shall be promptly published in the Gazette. The effective date of any change shall be two months after the date of publication of the change in the Gazette, or such later date as may be determined by the International Bureau.

(b)  Any waivers of the requirement under Rule 90.5(a)(ii) that a copy of a general power of attorney be attached to the request, the demand or any separate notice, or any changes to the information, notified to the International Bureau under Sections 336(b), 517(b), or 617(b) shall be promptly published in the Gazette. The effective date of any change shall be two months after the date of publication of the change in the Gazette, or such later date as may be determined by the International Bureau.

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