World Intellectual Property Organization

 Administrative Instructions under the Patent Cooperation Treaty

Section 616
International Preliminary Examination
on the Basis of a Translation of the International Application

Where the International Preliminary Examining Authority has carried out international preliminary examination on the basis of a translation of the international application furnished to that Authority under Rule 55.2(a) or, in the case referred to in Rule 55.2(b), transmitted, under Rule 23.1(b), to the national Office or intergovernmental organization of which that Authority is part, the international preliminary examination report shall so indicate.

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