An applicant can request authorisation to rectify obvious mistakes in the international application. Rectification is authorised on condition that:[Rule 91.1(a); (c); GL/ISPE 8.01; ]
The applicant may submit a request for rectification of the description, claims and drawings (not the abstract) of the international application (including amended documents) to the ISA or the IPEA, which is the competent body to authorise or refuse such rectification. If the obvious mistake is related to the request form (PCT/RO/101), it is the RO which authorises or refuses the rectification. [Rule 91.1(b)(ii); Rule 91.1(b)(iii); ]
Date retrieved: 02 November 2015
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EPO PCT GL - B Search
EPO PCT GL - H Amendments and Corrections
XGL-PCT H IV 2 Request for rectification of obvious mistakes in the application documents ( Rule 91 )
XGL-PCT H IV 2.2 Authorisation or refusal of the request for rectification of obvious mistakes in the application documents