PCT NEWSLETTER

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June 2022 | No. 06/2022

 

New/Updated PCT Resources

Modified PCT Regulations (July 2022)

For further information on the new consolidated version of the PCT Regulations, as in force from 1 July 2022, please refer to “Patent Cooperation Treaty and Regulations”.

PowerPoint presentation about amendments to the PCT Regulations

As mentioned in “Amendments to the PCT Regulations”, a PowerPoint presentation showing the amendments to the PCT Regulations that will enter into force on 1 July 2022 is now available in English at:

https://www.wipo.int/pct/en/texts/ppt/rule_changes_archive.html

The presentation will be available in other languages in due course.

PCT Forms in force from 1 July 2022

A number of PCT forms, including the Request (Form PCT/RO/101) and Demand (PCT/IPEA/401) have been modified with effect from 1 July 2022.  The forms concerned can be accessed at:

https://www.wipo.int/pct/en/forms/index.html

New webinar recordings

Webinar in English

A recording of the following webinar in English:

  • “Exploring the PCT” webinar series: Entering the national phase (2 June 2022)

as well as the supporting documents, can be accessed at:

https://www.wipo.int/pct/en/seminar/webinars/index.html

Webinar in French

A recording of the following webinar in French:

  • “Exploring the PCT” webinar series: Best practices for handling recording of changes (Rule 92bis) (19 May 2022)

as well as the supporting documents, can be accessed at:

https://www.wipo.int/pct/fr/seminar/webinars/index.html

New ePCT video tutorials

ePCT video tutorials for applicants

The web page containing ePCT video tutorials for applicants at:

https://www.wipo.int/pct/en/epct/tutorials.html

has been redesigned and includes links to additional information, as follows:

  • the table of contents for the videos is now organized by topic;
  • links to past ePCT webinars can be found under “Related Links”;
  • links to ePCT webinars in languages other than English can be found under “Other languages”.

Furthermore, a new ePCT video tutorial (“Push Notification”), which explains how to set push notifications as a strong authentication method for your WIPO account, has been added to the video collection under “WIPO Account”. 

ePCT video tutorials for IP Offices

The web page containing ePCT video tutorials for IP Offices at:

https://www.wipo.int/pct/en/epct/tutorials_offices.html

has also been redesigned and now includes an explanation of the contents of each video.  Furthermore, a new ePCT video tutorial (“How to withdraw an application”), which walks you through the steps of how to request the International Bureau to withdraw an international application, has also been added to the video collection.