PCT AG-IP 11.036 What is the relevant date applied by the competent authority for the determination of whether a mistake and its rectification are obvious?

Rule 91.1(f)

11.036.  What is the relevant date applied by the competent authority for the determination of whether a mistake and its rectification are obvious?  Where the mistake appears in the international application as filed, the relevant date is the international filing date;  where the mistake appears in any document other than the international application as filed, including any mistake in a correction or an amendment of the international application, the relevant date is the date on which the document (correction and/or amendment) concerned was submitted.

Source: http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/appguide/text.jsp?page=ip11.html

Date retrieved: 24 November 2017

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PCT Implementing Rules

PCT Applicant's Guide - International Phase