Patent Law Treaty

Article 1 - Abbreviated Expressions

Article 2 - General Principles

 

Article 3 - Applications and Patents to Which the Treaty Applies

 

Article 4 - Security Exception

 

Article 5 - Filing Date

Article 6 - Application

Article 7 - Representation

Article 8 - Communications; Addresses

Article 9 - Notifications

 

Article 10 - Validity of Patent; Revocation

Article 11 - Relief in Respect of Time Limits

 

Article 12 - Reinstatement of Rights After a Finding of Due Care or Unintentionality by the Office

Article 13 - Correction or Addition of Priority Claim; Restoration of Priority Right

Article 14 - Regulations

Article 15 - Relation to the Paris Convention

 

Article 16 - Effect of Revisions, Amendments and Modifications of the Patent Cooperation Treaty

Article 17 - Assembly

 

Article 18 - International Bureau

 

Article 19 - Revisions

 

Article 20 - Becoming Party to the Treaty

Article 21 - Entry into Force; Effective Dates of Ratifications and Accessions

Article 22 - Application of the Treaty to Existing Applications and Patents

 

Article 23 - Reservations

 

Article 24 - Denunciation of the Treaty

 

Article 25 - Languages of the Treaty

 

Article 26 - Signature of the Treaty

 

Article 27 - Depositary; Registration

 

Regulation under the Patent Law Treaty


Rule 1 - Abbreviated Expressions


Rule 2 - Details Concerning Filing Date Under Article 5


Rule 3 - Details Concerning the Application Under Article 6(1), (2) and (3)


Rule 4 - Availability of Earlier Application Under Article 6(5) and Rule 2(4) or of Previously Filed Application Under Rule 2(5)b)


Rule 5 - Evidence Under Articles 6(6) and 8(4)c) and Rules 7(4), 15(4), 16(6), 17(6) and 18(4)


Rule 6 - Time Limits Concerning the Application Under Article 6(7) and (8)


Rule 7 - Details Concerning Representation Under Article 7


Rule 8 - Filing of Communications Under Article 8(1)


Rule 9 - Details Concerning the Signature Under Article 8(4)


Rule 10 - Details Concerning Indications Under Article 8(5), (6) and (8)


Rule 11 - Time Limits Concerning Communications Under Article 8(7) and (8)


Rule 12 - Details Concerning Relief in Respect of Time Limits Under Article 11

Rule 13 - Details Concerning Reinstatement of Rights After a Finding of Due Care or Unintentionality by the Office Under Article 12


Rule 14 - Details Concerning Correction or Addition of Priority Claim and Restoration of Priority Right Under Article 13


Rule 15 - Request for Recordation of Change in Name or Address


Rule 16 - Request for Recordation of Change in Applicant or Owner


Rule 17 - Request for Recordation of a License or a Security Interest


Rule 18 - Request for Correction of a Mistake


Rule 19 - Manner of Identification of an Application Without Its Application Number


Rule 20 - Establishment of Model International Forms


Rule 21 - Requirement of Unanimity Under Article 14(3)

 

Disclaimer

Text in force at 01-01-2019. The text can be verified at overheid.nl. Titles of articles have been added for convenience, but are lacking in the official text, IP-PorTal.