PCT AG-IP 7.001 What are the main procedural steps before the International Searching Authority?

Article 15
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Rule 43
43bis.1

7.001.   What are the main procedural steps before the International Searching Authority?  The main procedural steps that any international application goes through before the International Searching Authority are the following:

(i)  conducting the international search,

(ii)  preparing the international search report, and

(iii)  establishing a written opinion.

Source: http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/appguide/text.jsp?page=ip07.html

Date retrieved: 02 November 2015

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