Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
Regulations under the PCT (as in force from July 1, 2022)
Author(s): | Publication year: 2022
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The Patent Cooperation Treaty makes it possible to seek patent protection for an invention simultaneously in each of a large number of countries by filing an "international" patent application. Such an application may be filed by anyone who is a national or a resident of a Contracting State.