World Intellectual Property Organization

 Administrative Instructions under the Patent Cooperation Treaty

Section 609
Withdrawal by Applicant under Rules 90bis.1, 90bis.2 or 90bis.3

The International Preliminary Examining Authority shall promptly transmit to the International Bureau any notice from the applicant effecting withdrawal of the international application under Rule 90bis.1(b), of a designation under Rule 90bis.2(d), or of a priority claim under Rule 90bis.3(c) which has been filed with it. The International Preliminary Examining Authority shall mark the notice with the date on which it was received.

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