Date : 11/2017  – Source : Office européen des brevets – Lien

The Guidelines for Search and Examination at the EPO as PCT Authority have been amended.

These Guidelines give instructions on the practice and procedure to be followed in various aspects of the handling of international applications before the EPO as International Searching Authority and International Preliminary Examining Authority.

In the November 2017 edition, amendments have been made in all parts. The major change is the expansion of Part A, which now includes a comprehensive chapter on fees.