37 CFR 1.461: Procedures for transmittal of record copy to the International Bureau

Taken from the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 07.2015, Last Revised in November 2015

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1.461    Procedures for transmittal of record copy to the International Bureau.

  • (a) Transmittal of the record copy of the international application to the International Bureau shall be made by the United States Receiving Office or as provided by PCT Rule 19.4.
  • (b) [Reserved]
  • (c) No copy of an international application may be transmitted to the International Bureau, a foreign Designated Office, or other foreign authority by the United States Receiving Office or the applicant, unless the applicable requirements of part 5 of this chapter have been satisfied.
[43 FR 20466, May 11, 1978; paras. (a) and (b), 50 FR 9384, Mar. 7, 1985, effective May 8, 1985; para. (a) revised, 63 FR 29614, June 1, 1998, effective July 1, 1998 (adopted as final, 63 FR 66040, Dec. 1, 1998)]