PCT AG-IP 9.017 In what language is the international application published?

Article 21(4)
Rule 45.1
48.3

9.017.   In what language is the international application published?  If the international application is filed in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish, it is published in the language in which it was filed.  Where the language of publication is Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish, the International Bureau prepares English translations of the title of the invention, the abstract and the international search report (or the declaration referred to in paragraph 7.014) and includes the translations in the published international application.  The International Bureau also prepares, where applicable, French translations of the title and the abstract.  The title and abstract are published on PATENTSCOPE.

Rule 48.3(b)

9.018.   If the international application is filed in a language which is a language other than Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish and is a language accepted by the International Searching Authority for international search, the applicant must furnish a translation of the international application into a language of publication accepted by the receiving Office for that purpose.  The international application will be published in that language of translation only (see paragraphs 6.020 to 6.023).

9.019.   If the international application is filed in a language which is neither a language of publication (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish) nor a language accepted by the International Searching Authority for international search, it is published in the language of the translation furnished by the applicant (see paragraphs 6.013 to 6.020).

Rule 86.2(a)

9.020.   The bibliographic data, titles and abstracts, and any figure which appears on the front page of each published international application are published in English and in French on PATENTSCOPE.

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Date retrieved: 02 November 2015

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