PCT AG-IP 8.038 Which documents are transmitted by the International Bureau to the Authority specified for supplementary search?

Rule 45bis.4(e) and (f)

8.038.   Which documents are transmitted by the International Bureau to the Authority specified for supplementary search?  The International Bureau will transmit to the Authority specified for supplementary search a copy of each of the following, where applicable:  (i) the supplementary search request, (ii) the international application, (iii) any electronic copy of the sequence listing furnished therewith, (iv) any translation furnished which is to be used as the basis for the supplementary international search, (v) the international search report and the written opinion (including an English translation), (vi) any invitation by the International Searching Authority to pay additional fees concerning unity of invention, and (vii) any protest by the applicant against the opinion of the International Searching Authority concerning unity of invention, and the decision thereon by the same Authority.

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Date retrieved: 02 November 2015

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PCT Implementing Rules

PCT Applicant's Guide - International Phase