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Friday, 21 January 2005

PCT: WIPO MAKES AMENDS ...


The IPKat can't pretend he's read them yet, but amendments to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), which take effect from 1 April 2005, have just been circulated by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the body that administers the PCT. A cursory glance suggests that these amendments are largely for user-friendly purposes such as facilitating electronic filings and other actions.


WIPO: the PCT is one of its best achievements

More information on the PCT plus full list of countries in which you can get patents through the PCT here
Other things to do on 1 April here and here

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