PCT Receiving Office Guidelines

Chapter VIII: Missing Parts in the International Application

Procedure Where Later Submitted Sheets Are Received outside the Time Limit

206. Where the date of receipt of the later submitted sheets is not within the applicable time limit under Rule 20.7, the later submitted sheets are not taken into account for the purposes of international processing. The date of receipt of the application and the international filing date remain those accorded earlier. Form PCT/RO/126 is used to notify the applicant (Section 310ter).