PCT Notification No. 190
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

Amendments to the Regulations

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and, pursuant to Article 68(4) of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), done at Washington on June 19, 1970, amended on September 28, 1979, modified on February 3, 1984, and on October 3, 2001, has the honor to transmit herewith certified copies, in English and in French, of the amendments to the Regulations under the said Treaty, adopted by the Assembly of the International Patent Cooperation Union (PCT Union), on November 12, 2007, following its thirty sixth (16th ordinary) session, held in Geneva from September 24 to October 3, 2007, with effect from January 1, 2009, and including subsequent amendments adopted on May 15, 2008, by the Assembly of the PCT Union at its thirty seventh (21st extraordinary) session held on March 31, 2008, with effect from July 1, 2008.

July 29, 2008