PCT Receiving Office Guidelines

Chapter VIII: Missing Parts or Erroneously Filed Elements or Parts in the International Application

Replacement Sheets of the Request Submitted Together with Request for Recording of Change

212. In the case where the applicant submits a replacement sheet of the request together with a request for the recording of a change (in the request) under Rule 92bis, the receiving Office should mark in the upper right-hand corner of the replacement sheet the international application number and the date on which it was received and in the middle of the bottom margin the words “SUBSTITUTE SHEET” or “SUBSTITUTE SHEET (RULE 92bis)”. For further details, see paragraphs 309 to 312.