IP Essentials: Q&A Series

“A PCT applica- tion must be filed within twelve months from the filing date of a pri- ority application.”

Q Are there any limitations as to when can I file a PCT application? A A PCT application must be filed within twelve months from the filing date of a priority application.

Q Who can file a PCT application? A The applicant must meet nationality or residency requirements of one of the PCT member states. Q Where can I file the PCT application? A The Receiving Office (RO) for the PCT application is determined by the nationality and/or residency of the applicant.

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