If no demand for international preliminary examination is filed, the WO-ISA will be converted by the IB into an International Preliminary Report on Patentability (IPRP Chapter I). Further, itthe IPRP Chapter I will be communicated to all designated Offices on, but not before expiry of 30 months from the priority date. A copy is promptly sent to the applicant. Any informal comments received will be annexed to the IPRP Chapter I.
Date retrieved: 02 November 2015
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PCT Implementing Rules
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