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How to File your International Application

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Learn the PCT Video Series

In this episode, Matthias Reischle, Deputy Director, PCT Legal Division, introduces rectification of obvious mistakes in an international application. He discusses: the definition of an obvious mistake under the PCT; the procedures for requesting rectification of an obvious mistake; which mistakes cannot be corrected under this procedure; and the effect of rectification of an obvious mistake on the designated Office in the national phase.

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