ePCT Video Tutorials for IP Offices

Learn how to perform Office Actions and use the main ePCT Office functionalities in various capacities (Receiving Office, International Searching Authority, International Preliminary Examining Authority and Designated Office).

ePCT video tutorials are currently available in English only.

ePCT Receiving Office (RO) Functions

How to process a new application

This video will walk you through the initial steps of processing a PCT international application which has been filed electronically.

How to upload a document

This video will walk you through the steps of how to upload documents inside an international application.

Confirming the payment of the search fee

This video explains how to confirm the search fee to the International Bureau to trigger the transmittal of the search copy to the International Searching Authority.

Managing fees

This video will walk you through the steps of how to manage the fees and update any amount paid.

How to transmit priority document(s) to IB

This video will walk you through the steps of how to transmit priority documents to the International Bureau.

How to retrieve user name and reset password

This video explains how to retrieve the user name and how to reset the password of your WIPO account.

How to process replacement sheets under Rule 26bis

This video will walk you through the four steps of how to handle replacement sheets under Rule 26bis that have been uploaded by the applicant using ePCT or sent to the receiving Office in paper format.

How to request IB to withdraw an application

This video will walk you through the steps of how to request the International Bureau to withdraw an international application.

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