World Intellectual Property Organization

Administrative Instructions under the Patent Cooperation Treaty

Section 436
Preparation, Identification and Transmittal
of the Copies of the Translation of the International Application

Where, for the purposes of a supplementary international search, a translation of the international application is furnished under Rule 45bis.1(c)(i), the International Bureau shall mark the words “TRANSLATION (RULE 45bis.1(c)(i))” in the upper left-hand corner of the first page of the translation and transmit a copy of that translation to the Authority specified for the supplementary search.

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