L’OPIC acceptera des demandes PCT sous forme électronique d’ici la fin septembre 2008

Selon le PCT newsletter du mois de septembre 2008:


Filing and Processing of International Applications in Electronic Form
Canadian Intellectual Property Office begins receiving and processing international applications in electronic form 


On 13 August 2008, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office, in its capacity as receiving Office, notified WIPO under PCT Rule 89bis.1(d) that it is prepared to receive and process international applications in electronic form with effect from 29 September 2008. The notification containing the Office’s requirements and practices with regard to the filing of international applications in electronic form was published in Official Notices (PCT Gazette) on 4 September 2008 and is available at:


Furthermore, the Office has notified the International Bureau (IB) that it will accept the filing of documents in any pre-conversion format together with the international application, in accordance with Section 710(a)(iv) of the Administrative Instructions under the PCT.



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