PCT AG-IP 5.056 Is it necessary to include any parent information in the international application?

5.056.   Is it necessary to include any parent information in the international application?  Where, when entering the national phase, a title (patent, certificate, inventor’s certificate) of addition is sought, or where the applicant wishes the international application to be treated as an application for a continuation or a continuation-in-part, for the purposes of the international search, that fact must be indicated following the name of the designated State, and the parent application must be identified in the "Supplemental Box" (see item 2 or 3 of that Supplemental Box). 

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Date retrieved: 02 November 2015