Replacement pages or sheets, filed in response to an invitation by the receiving Office to correct defects in the international application, are deemed to be part of the international application "as originally filed". These sheets are identified with a stamp "SUBSTITUTE SHEET (RULE 26)" (see GL/PCT-EPO H‑IV, 1). Also, replacement pages or sheets for rectification of obvious mistakes under Rule 91 are deemed to be part of the international application "as originally filed". These sheets are identified with "RECTIFIED SHEET (RULE 91.1)" (see GL/PCT-EPO H‑IV, 2.2).[Rule 26; Rule 91.1; GL/ISPE 17.16; ]
See GL/PCT-EPO H‑IV, 2, for the procedure to follow if the rectified sheets contain added subject-matter.
Date retrieved: 30 December 2018
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EPO PCT GL - C Procedureal Aspects Chapter II
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
PCT Implementing Rules
XR.26 PCT Checking by, and Correcting before, the Receiving Office of Certain Elements of the International Application