2007 Rule 65

65. Filing of international applications at the Patent Office

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(1)1 An international application for a patent filed at the Patent Office as a competent receiving Office under the Patent Co-operation Treaty must be filed in English or Welsh.

(2) Deleted2

(3) Where the Patent Office was acting on behalf of the International Bureau as the receiving Office, the comptroller shall only transmit an international application for a patent filed at the Patent Office to the International Bureau and the International Searching Authority after the appropriate fee has been paid.

(4) A request under the Treaty for a certified copy of an international application for a patent (including any corrections to that application) filed at the Patent Office as the competent receiving Office must be filed on Patents Form 23.

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