8.006. How should a supplementary search request be filed? To facilitate preparation of the supplementary search request, the International Bureau has made available Form PCT/IB/375 “Supplementary Search Request” in PDF editable format on WIPO’s website (instructions on how to complete and save the editable form are also available at: www.wipo.int/pct/en/forms/instructions.htm). This form should be completed in accordance with indications in the Notes attached to the form. While use of this form is optional, it is highly recommended. It is further recommended to submit the form to the International Bureau through ePCT.
8.007. If the applicant wishes more than one supplementary international search to be carried out, a separate request, preferably using Form PCT/IB/375, should be submitted for each supplementary international search requested.
Date retrieved: 24 November 2017