MPEP 1869
Notification to International Bureau of Demand

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

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1869    Notification to International Bureau of Demand [R-08.2012]

PCT Article 31

Demand for International Preliminary Examination

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  • (7) Each elected Office shall be notified of its election.

The International Preliminary Examining Authority, pursuant to PCT Rule 61, promptly notifies the International Bureau and the applicant of the filing of any Demand. The International Bureau in turn notifies each elected Office of their election and also notifies the applicant that such notification has been made.