Which documents form the basis of the international preliminary examination? - Amendments - Missing parts and elements
as (originally) filed,
or whether it should take account of
amendments to the claims under Article 19 PCT, and/or
amendments to the claims, the description and/or the drawings under Article 34(2)(b) PCT.
The EPO acting as IPEA does not accept claims in the form of auxiliary requests, since this is not provided for under the PCT.
Date retrieved: 17 May 2021