PCT AG-IP 7.005 What special requirements apply during the international search to a nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence listing?

Rule 5.2
13ter.1
Section 208
513(a)

7.005.   What special requirements apply during the international search to a nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence listing?  Where the International Searching Authority finds that an international application contains disclosure of one or more nucleotide and/or amino acid sequences and that the listing of such sequences  complying with the standard provided for in Annex C of the Administrative Instructions (see paragraph 5.099) has not already been furnished (either as part of the international application or separately for the purposes of international search – see paragraphs 5.100 and 5.102), that Authority may invite the applicant to furnish a listing complying with this standard.  The listing required by the International Searching Authority is for the purpose of carrying out the international search;  the application of the requirements of national law in relation to disclosure of inventions involving a sequence listing is a matter for the national phase of processing.

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

Date retrieved: 24 November 2017

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PCT Implementing Rules

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