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PCT Treaty, Regulations and Administrative Instructions

Patent Cooperation Treaty 

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Regulations under the PCT (as in force from January 1, 2013)  

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PCT Administrative Instructions (as in force from September 16, 2012)

  • Parts 1 - 8 and Annexes B to E
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  • Annex A:  Forms
    • Part I: Forms Relating to the Receiving Office
    • Part II: Forms Relating to the International Searching Authority
    • Part III: Forms Relating to the International Bureau
    • Part IV: Forms Relating to the International Preliminary Examining Authority
    • Part V: Request and Demand Forms
  • Annex F:  Standard for Filing and Processing in Electronic Form
    • Main Body and  Appendices II - IV PDF
    • Appendix I  PDF

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Regulations under the PCT

  • (as in force from July 1, 2014) PDF * 

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  • Trattato di cooperazione in materia di brevetti PDF  
  • Regolamento d’esecuzione del Trattato di cooperazione in materia di brevetti (in vigore al 1º gennaio 2013) PDF

PCT Administrative Instructions

  • Parts 1 - 8 and Annexes B to E  (as in force until September 15, 2012) PDF 
  • Parts 1 - 7 and Annexes B to E  (as in force until June 30, 2012) PDF
  • Annex F: Standard for Filing and Processing in Electronic Form, Appendix I (as in force until June 30, 2012) PDF

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