ePCT for Authorities and Offices

ePCT for Offices offers a set of functions such as:

  • enabling receiving offices (ROs) to process applications, generating forms, managing fees and transmitting documents;
  • enabling International Search Authorities (ISAs) to access search copy documents, indicate IPC Symbols, create ISA forms, Serach Reports and Written Opinions;
  • enabling communications between the different Offices as well as between Offices and applicants;
  • enabling designated Office notification of National Phase Entry events and access to documents not available through PATENTSCOPE, including copies of non-patent literature uploaded with third party observations.