MPEP 1840.04
The Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) (Russian Federation) as an International Searching Authority

This is the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 08.2017, Last Revised in January 2018

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1840.04    The Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) (Russian Federation) as an International Searching Authority [R-07.2015]

For PCT applications filed after January 10, 2012 by U.S. nationals or residents in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) as receiving Office or in the International Bureau (IB) as receiving Office, applicants may select Rospatent as the International Searching Authority (ISA).

For cited documents in the international search report, Rospatent will send copies with the report by postal service or private courier delivery to the correspondence address of record.