PCT Receiving Office Guidelines

Chapter XIX: Miscellaneous

Notification about Right to Practice of Agent before Receiving Office

335. Where the receiving Office receives from the International Bureau, the International Searching Authority, the Authority specified for supplementary search or the International Preliminary Examining Authority a request for information as to whether a person has the right to practice before the receiving Office, that Office informs that Bureau or Authority in compliance with Rule 83.2. Such information, which is binding for the respective Authority, should be provided on Form PCT/RO/148.