World Intellectual Property Organization

 Administrative Instructions under the Patent Cooperation Treaty

Section 611
Method of Identification of Documents
in the International Preliminary Examination Report

Any document cited in the international preliminary examination report which was not cited in the international search report shall be cited in the same form as required under Section 503 for international search reports. Any document cited in the international preliminary examination report which was previously cited in the international search report may be cited in a shortened form, provided that the reference to the document is unambiguous.

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