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PCT INTERNATIONAL PATENTS

Documents for filing a PCT international patent application

  • list of states to be designated in the application
  • the text of the national patent application for which priority is being claimed, if any

or

  • a draft description of the invention
  • an indication of the state of the art on which the invention was based
  • draft drawings, if needed, or instructions for SIB to prepare drawings
  • name and address of applicant
  • declaration of the inventor.

Additional documents which can be produced even after filing the application

  • power of attorney for representation of the applicant before the World Industrial Property Organization (WIPO)
  • translation of the text into an official language.