||As agreed with the Director General of the Sudanese Intellectual Property Office and with the PCT International Cooperation Division of WIPO, the Workshop will focus on basic procedures under the Patent Cooperation Treaty and would cover the following topics:
•Introduction to the PCT System;
•International Phase, Chapter I:
–The request form;
–time limits and fees;
–supplementary international search (SIS);
•International Phase, Chapter II:
–Filing of the demand;
–International preliminary examination.
•PCT Electronic Filing (PCT-SAFE) and other e-Services;
•The International Patent Classification.