Patent Cooperation Treaty

The Convention contains provisions about the international application and international search, the international preliminary examination, as well as common provisions, technical services and administrative provisions.

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Document type: EU IP Law
Categories: Patent
Making body: Contracting Parties
Law Type: International Agreement
Effective Start Date: 01 Apr 2002
Access available: Freely available
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