Alternatives in Patent Search and Examination

Policy Guide

Автор(ы): WIPO | Год издания: 2014

DOI: English, Français, Español

One of the important tasks of a patent office is to decide whether a patent shall be granted, or an application shall be refused, based on the procedures and patentability requirements under the applicable national law. Making such decisions accurately, effectively and efficiently is a complex mission, since many patent offices receive a constantly growing volume of patent applications of increasing complexity.