Patent Rules

Version of section 59.2 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-06-01:


 For greater certainty, in respect of an international application that has become a PCT national phase application, for the purposes of the Act and these Rules,

  • (a) information or notices included in the international application as filed shall be considered to have been received by the Commissioner on the filing date accorded to the application by a receiving Office pursuant to Article 11 of the Patent Cooperation Treaty; and

  • (b) information or notices furnished in accordance with the requirements of the Patent Cooperation Treaty before the application has become a PCT national phase application shall be considered to have been received by the Commissioner on the date that they were so furnished.

  • SOR/99-291, s. 6.
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