11.039. Where and when must a request for rectification be sent? The request for rectification must be addressed to the authority competent to authorize the rectification (see paragraph 11.038). It must be filed within 26 months from the priority date. The request must specify the mistake to be rectified and the proposed rectification; it can also contain a brief explanation if the applicant so wishes. The procedure provided for in Rule 26.4 (see paragraph 6.052) applies as to the manner in which the proposed rectification should be indicated.
Date retrieved: 24 November 2017