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Maggie Cheung, actress
 
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Actress Maggie Cheung explains that copyright is essential to ensure that the work and talents of all authors are recognized. Without copyright, art itself would suffer. By Jean-François Arrou-Vignod for WIPO.
Tomotaka Takahashi, inventor, Japan
 
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Tomotaka Takahashi patented his first robot model while he was still a student. For the young inventor, the robot's appearance has to be esthetically pleasing for a relationship between man and machine to develop. Takahashi wants to contribute to a future where it will be normal to have a pet robot at home. "Robot Creator": http://www.wipo.int/ipadvantage/en/details.jsp?id=2676
Learn the PCT: Episode 1 - Introduction to the PCT System --
 
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In this episode, Matthias Reischle, Deputy Director, PCT Legal Division, introduces the main procedural steps in the PCT system. He discusses: traditional patent systems; territoriality and patents; options available for international patent protection; and the advantages of using the PCT for international patent filings. More about the PCT: http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/
Tony Tan Caktiong, entrepreneur, Philippines
 
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Giant of the fastfood, Tony Tan Caktiong explains the importance of his brand name for the competitiveness of his company. He owes his success to "Jollibee", which is synonymous with restauration and quality service. By Jean-François Arrou-Vignod for WIPO.
"Patentes"
 
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El dibujo animado del OMPI sobre el papel y la importancia de patentes. Más sobre patentes: http://www.wipo.int/patentscope/es/
What is WIPO?
 
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An introduction to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation. Find out more about WIPO at: http://www.wipo.int/about-wipo/en/
"Marcas"
 
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El dibujo animado de la OMPI sobre el papel y la importancia de las marcas. Más sobre las marcas: http://www.wipo.int/trademarks/es/
Navigating Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property – The Story of the Yakuanoi
 
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Although the intellectual property system can be used to promote and protect traditional knowledge (being knowledge that has ancient roots and is often oral), traditional knowledge is not always protected by the conventional intellectual property system. This short 4-minute animation tells the story of the Yakuanoi people – a fictitious indigenous community – as they navigate through the key issues regarding intellectual property and traditional knowledge. This film can be watched here on YouTube. If, however, you wish to download it and watch it later without being on the internet, you can download the film at: https://vimeo.com/260014594/33d3270e0a For more information, please visit the WIPO Traditional Knowledge webpage at: http://www.wipo.int/tk/en/
Marc Parent, inventeur, France
 
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"Eole Water " : une innovation qui change la vie. « Vous nous donnez le vent et nous vous donnons de l'eau », Marc Parent, un inventeur et entrepreneur français, croit en sa technologie pionnière, qui utilise simplement l'énergie du vent pour liquéfier l'humidité de l'air et en extraire de l'eau. Une solution pour les populations affectées par la pénurie généralisée d'eau potable.
Kiyoshi Amemiya, inventeur, Japon
 
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Transformer sa vie en mission humanitaire, telle est l'histoire de Kiyoshi Amemiya devenu inventeur pour se porter au secours des populations victimes des mines. Juché sur ses incroyables machines blindées Kiyoshi bataille inlassablement contre les nombreux engins explosifs qui piègent la planète.
Marc Parent, inventor, Francia
 
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"Eole Water": Una innovación que cambiará nuestras vidas ! "Ustedes nos dan viento y nosotros les suministramos agua", Marc Parent, un inventor y empresario francés considera que su tecnología pionera, que extrae la humedad del aire utilizando la energía eólica, ofrece una solución a la escasez generalizada de agua que padecen los habitantes de zonas rurales aisladas.
Indonesia’s ENVIPLAST Captures New Markets with Eco Bags
 
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Meet Herman Moeliana, President and Director of ENVIPLAST, whose latest innovation is an eco-friendly alternative to plastic used for the production of biodegradable bags. “Intellectual property is very important for people to really invent something”, says Mr. Moeliana. “In order to protect our technology, we want to patent our technology in the country where we will have the market there”, he adds. More about patents and the International Patent System (PCT): http://www.wipo.int/patents/en/ http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/
Learn the PCT: Episode 4 - Declarations under Rule 4.17
 
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In this episode, Matthias Reischle, Deputy Director, PCT Legal Division, introduces declarations and describes how these may be used to anticipate certain national phase requirements He discusses: the different types of declarations; formal requirements for declarations; the addition and correction of declarations; as well as the publication and withdrawal of declarations. More about the PCT: http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/
Learn the PCT: Episode 2 - Basics of the PCT -
 
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In this episode, Matthias Reischle, Deputy Director, PCT Legal Division, discusses: the international application; the international filing date (IFD); who can file an international application; where to file the international application; and which International Searching Authority may be chosen. More about the PCT: http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/
WIPO DG Gurry on WIPO’s “Artificial Intelligence” Translation Tool for Patents
 
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WIPO Director General Francis Gurry speaks about WIPO’s ground-breaking new “artificial intelligence”-based translation tool for patent documents, a new service that hands innovators around the world the highest-quality service yet available for accessing information on new technologies. WIPO Translate now incorporates cutting-edge neural machine translation technology to render highly technical patent documents into a second language in a style and syntax that more closely mirror common usage, out-performing other translation tools built on previous technologies. More about WIPO Translate: http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2016/article_0014.html http://www.wipo.int/patentscope/en/wipo-translate/index.html This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 IGO License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/igo/
Dr Ramón Barba, inventor, Philippines
 
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The process of inducing flowering of mango trees using potassium nitrate has revolutionized the mango market. Happy that his discovery is benefiting the farmers, the modest Dr.Ramón Barba almost forgot to patent it ! By Jean-François Arrou-Vignod for WIPO.
Cameroun, le poivre blanc de Penja.
 
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Le poivre blanc de Penja (Cameroun) est la première indication géographique d’Afrique subsaharienne. Les agriculteurs ont bon espoir que le nom “Poivre de Penja”, désormais protégé par une indication géographique, va les aider à apporter une valeur ajoutée à ce produit de base par l’amélioration des techniques de production et de commercialisation, et ainsi stimuler les exportations de ce produit de qualité et contribuer au développement de la région et du pays tout entier. Pour en savoir plus sur les indications géographiques : http://www.wipo.int/geo_indications/fr/
Mario M. Polegato, inventor and entrepreneur (GEOX), Italy
 
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Meet Mario Moretti Polegato, founder and chairman of GEOX -- Italy's largest shoe making company and one of the world's largest casual footwear brands. Formerly a winemaker, he invented a breathable shoe dismissed by most in the industry. So he decided to enter the shoe trade himself. Case study: Breathable Shoes - Branding Success through Patenting http://www.wipo.int/ipadvantage/en/details.jsp?id=893 By Jean-François Arrou-Vignod for WIPO.
Brunei Darussalam’s First Local Patent: Car Cool Technology in Southeast Asia
 
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A specially fitted car-window shade is the first-ever product by a local inventor to be granted a patent in Brunei Darussulam. Maidzatul Akhmarina, General Manager of UDRA Enterprise, explains how her company developed the technology and how the IP system is helping the firm.
Nicolas Lavarenne, sculpteur, France
 
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Si la reconnaissance de ses œuvres a été un long et difficile parcours, le processus créatif de la sculpture est un véritable état de grâce pour Nicolas Lavarenne. Une magie qui lui fait préférer à la sculpture finalisée celle qu'il n'a pas encore faite. Par Jean-François Arrou-Vignod pour l'OMPI.
Global Innovation Index 2018: What's It all About?
 
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WIPO Director General Francis Gurry and representatives of the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2018 co-publishers and Knowledge Partners explain why the GII is a crucial tool for decision makers seeking to promote new ideas to change the world. The GII provides detailed metrics about the innovation performance of 126 countries and economies around the world. Its 80 indicators explore a broad vision of innovation, including political environment, education, infrastructure and business sophistication. More: http://www.wipo.int/econ_stat/en/economics/gii/
Doctor Ovadje, inventor, Nigeria
 
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Creativity is a gift, and each invention contributes to the progress of humanity. However Dr. Ovadje regrets that a lack of resources prevents many inventors in developing countries from realizing their creative potential.
"El derecho de autor"
 
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El dibujo animado del OMPI sobre el papel y la importancia del derecho de autor. Más sobre el derecho de autor: http://www.wipo.int/copyright/es/
WIPO Director General Gurry on "Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined"
 
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In his World IP Day 2016 message, WIPO Director General Francis Gurry reflects on digital technology, an enormous creative, cultural and economic opportunity for creators around the world. And calls on finding the right balance to reward the creators and innovators who enrich our lives, while at the same time ensuring the social benefit of widespread access to their works. "Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined" is the theme of World Intellectual Property Day 2016. Find out more about intellectual property and digital creativity at http://www.wipo.int/ipday. Written message: http://www.wipo.int/ip-outreach/en/ipday/2016/dg_message.html On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/worldipday. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 IGO License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/igo/
Arthur Zang, Inventor of the Cardiopad, Cameroon
 
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Meet Cameroon’s Arthur Zang, inventor of the Cardiopad, a medical tablet that makes possible heart examinations for people living in remote regions. Connected through mobile phone networks, the Cardiopad transmits collected medical data to doctors in urban centers, providing remote patients better access to healthcare without the need for costly long-distance travel. Cardiopad: Reaching the Hearts of Rural Communities in Africa http://www.wipo.int/wipo_magazine/en/2014/05/article_0002.html
Gian Marco, singer songwriter, Peru
 
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Poetry and the joys of life are woven together in the songs of singer-composer Gian Marco. But his message on piracy is uncompromising.
Learn the PCT: Episode 5 - Representation of PCT Applicants -
 
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In this episode, Matthias Reischle, Deputy Director, PCT Legal Division, discusses: the role of agents, common representatives and the "deemed" common representative under the PCT; how they must be appointed; and the effect of acts taken by each of these representatives. More about the PCT: http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/
Dr. Nandadasa Narayana, inventor, Sri Lanka
 
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Dr. Nandadasa Narayana is the proud inventor of "PacGro", an ecological packaging solution made from coconut residue, replacing conventional plastic and polystyrene packaging. Dr. Narayana is looking for investors to further develop and commercialize "PacGro" around the world to realize his dream of making Sri Lanka the hub of eco-friendly packaging. By Jean-François Arrou-Vignod for WIPO.
R&D, Innovation and Intellectual Property at India’s Su-Kam
 
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Kunwer Sachdev, Founder and Managing Director of India-based power solutions provider Su-Kam, on being an entrepreneur and the importance of research and development (R&D) activity for his company. To protect its innovations, Su-Kam has “filed a lot of patents, and we keep filing patents every month”, Mr. Sachdev says. “I have registered my brand Su-Kam. It is very important, the moment you start a company and you think of creating a brand, you should immediately go for a registration”, he adds. Learn more about patents and trademarks at: http://www.wipo.int/patents/en/ http://www.wipo.int/trademarks/en/
Lee Chang Dong, film director, Republic of Korea
 
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Mr. Lee Chang Dong, film director and former Minister for Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea, explains why respecting copyright is a critical aspect to sustain the Korean film industry. He also shares his philosophy about films and filmmaking.
World Intellectual Property Day 2018: Message from WIPO Director General Francis Gurry
 
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In his message for World Intellectual Property Day 2018, WIPO Director General Francis Gurry calls on everyone, everywhere, to ensure that we each do everything in our power to increase the full participation of women in innovation and creativity. World IP Day 2018 celebrates the brilliance, ingenuity, curiosity and courage of the women who are driving change in our world and shaping our common future. Find out more at: http://www.wipo.int/ipday Written message: http://www.wipo.int/ip-outreach/en/ipday/2018/dg_message.html On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/worldipday This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 IGO License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/igo/
Building a Brand to Add Value to Zanzibar's Cloves
 
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Cloves are an integral part of the history and economy of Zanzibar, one of the fabled Spice Islands off the coast of East Africa. Seeking to add value at home after decades of shipping the raw commodity overseas, the Government of Zanzibar is embarking on an effort to use the intellectual property tool “geographical indication” to help brand for global markets the Zanzibar-grown spice highly reputed for its unique flavor. About geographical indications: http://www.wipo.int/geo_indications/en/
"Trademarks"
 
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The WIPO cartoon about the role and importance of trademarks. More about trademarks: http://www.wipo.int/trademarks/en/
Key Trends in Global Intellectual Property Filings in 2015
 
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Innovation Flying High. How many patents, trademarks and industrial designs were filed worldwide in 2015? What country received most applications? Who are the world’s top innovators? The key facts and figures on global intellectual property activity in 2015 from WIPO’s 2016 World Intellectual Property Indicators (WIPI). Press release: http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2016/article_0017.html Free download of the full report: http://www.wipo.int/publications/en/details.jsp?id=4138
Interview with Opera Singer Barbara Hendricks
 
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Barbara Hendricks, one of the world's leading opera singers and a best-selling recording artist, discusses access to music and the importance for artists to be able to make a living from their work. Artists at WIPO - Barbara Hendricks: http://www.wipo.int/about-wipo/en/artists_at_wipo/barbara_hendricks/ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 IGO License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/igo/
Aziz Harun on the Future of Music
 
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Eighteen-year old Aziz Harun, from Brunei Darussalam, launched his musical career via YouTube and hopes to expand quickly. Copyright is key to long-term financial success, he says, along with a growing fan base and dedication to the craft: “Music is my girlfriend!”.
Learn the PCT: Episode 6 - Priority Claims and Priority Documents -
 
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In this episode, Matthias Reischle, Deputy Director, PCT Legal Division, discusses: the right of priority; how to claim priority of an earlier application; and how to furnish priority documents. More about the PCT: http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/
Patent Search: How WIPO’s PATENTSCOPE Can Help
 
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A short introduction to PATENTSCOPE – WIPO’s global patent database. Free of charge, PATENTSCOPE lets you search 66 million patent documents from over 50 countries. It also includes cutting-edge machine translation and chemical formula search. Go to PATENTSCOPE: http://www.wipo.int/patentscope/en/
Nicolas Lavarenne, escultor, Francia
 
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Si el reconocimiento de sus obras ha sido la culminación de un recorrido largo y difícil, para Nicolas Lavarenne el proceso creativo de la escultura es un verdadero estado de gracia. Una magia que lo lleva a preferir, antes que la escultura acabada, aquella que todavía está por hacer.
Highlights from Jaron Lanier Keynote at Digital Content Market Conference
 
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Famed writer, composer and tech futurist Jaron Lanier delivered the keynote address at the opening of the Conference on the Global Digital Content Market taking place from April 20-22, 2016 at WIPO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. At the Conference, public and private sector leaders as well as creators discuss the creative content economy, which has seen radical change to access and business models for more than a decade. Conference website: http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/2016/global_digital_conference.html This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 IGO License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/igo/
Kiyoshi Amemiya, Inventor, Japón
 
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Hacer de su vida una vida al servicio de la causa humanitaria: así podría definirse la historia de Kiyoshi Amemiya, que se hizo inventor para socorrer a las víctimas de las minas. Al mando de las increíbles excavadoras blindadas que ha concebido, Kiyoshi lucha sin cejar contra los numerosos dispositivos explosivos sembrados por todo el planeta.
Learn the PCT: Episode 19 - Unity of Invention -
 
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In this episode, Matthias Reischle, Deputy Director, PCT Legal Division, introduces: the requirement of unity of invention for international applications; the impact of a finding, by the ISA and/or IPEA, of lack of unity of invention; and how to use the protest procedure where such a finding is made. More about the PCT: http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/
Learn the PCT: Episode 3 - Filing Applications --
 
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In this episode, Matthias Reischle, Deputy Director, PCT Legal Division, discusses: the elements that make up an international application; documents that may accompany the application; filling in the PCT request form; the concept and operation of the designation system; signature requirements; and physical requirements of the international application. More about the PCT: http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/
Historic Treaty for the Visually Impaired Adopted in Marrakesh
 
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International negotiators meeting under the auspices of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) adopted on June 27 a landmark treaty that boosts access to books for the benefit of hundreds of millions of people who are blind, visually impaired and print-disabled. Historic Treaty Adopted, Boosts Access to Books for Visually Impaired Persons Worldwide http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2013/article_0017.html This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 IGO License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/igo/
Learn the PCT: Episode 10 - Rectification of Obvious Mistakes -
 
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In this episode, Matthias Reischle, Deputy Director, PCT Legal Division, introduces rectification of obvious mistakes in an international application. He discusses: the definition of an obvious mistake under the PCT; the procedures for requesting rectification of an obvious mistake; which mistakes cannot be corrected under this procedure; and the effect of rectification of an obvious mistake on the designated Office in the national phase. More about the PCT: http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/
Daniel Assefa, Inventor of a Natural Pesticide, Ethiopia
 
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Meet Ethiopia’s Daniel Assefa, inventor of a natural pesticide to fight ants biting farmers in coffee plantations. Made of natural ingredients such as fenugreek, Mr. Assefa’s environment-friendly Dan-Ant-Cide is sold all over Ethiopia.
Rhona Eastman Jack, Seamstress and Entrepreneur, on Women in Innovation and Creativity
 
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Rhona Eastman Jack, seamstress, entrepreneur and inventor from Trinidad and Tobago calls on all girls and women to innovate: "Look around you. Invention is a solution to a problem. Let’s use our God-given talent to find innovative solutions!" Rhona encourages fellow women not go give up their creative journeys: "Many times I felt overwhelmed with self-doubt coupled with fear. I wanted to give up, but I convinced myself that giving up was not an option. I urge women to reach deep within yourself and find that inner strength to take you to the next level.” World Intellectual Property Day 2018 celebrates the brilliance, ingenuity, curiosity and courage of the women who are driving change in our world and shaping our common future. Find out more at: http://www.wipo.int/ipday
Marc Parent, inventor, France
 
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"You give us wind, we give you water", says Marc Parent, a French inventor and entrepreneur. His groundbreaking technology harvests the humidity in the air through wind power to produce water. It offers a solution to the widespread water shortage in isolated and rural areas. Turning Air into Water and IP into Profit: http://www.wipo.int/ipadvantage/en/details.jsp?id=3108
Director General on the Global Innovation Index 2018
 
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WIPO Director General Francis Gurry shares his key lessons from the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2018. In the GII 2018, China broke into the world's top 20 most-innovative economies while Switzerland retained its number-one spot, with the Netherlands and Sweden in 2nd and 3rd position. The GII provides detailed metrics about the innovation performance of 126 countries and economies around the world. Rankings, infographic and more videos: http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2018/article_0005.html Global Innovation Index 2018: http://www.wipo.int/publications/en/details.jsp?id=4330
Learn the PCT: Episode 8 - Correction of Defects in an International Application -
 
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In this episode, Matthias Reischle, Deputy Director, PCT Legal Division, discusses: defects in an international application which can be corrected without affecting the international filing date; defects which may result in a later international filing date; the procedure for submitting corrections; and the consequences of a refusal of a request for correction. More about the PCT: http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/