Patent Treaty Cooperation
PCT stands for Patent Co-operation Treaty. You can file an International Application with the Patent Office of IP Australia under the PCT (Patent Co-operation Treaty). In your application, you should select or designate the countries in which you want a patent.
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Patent Cooperation Treaty. The PCT is an international agreement which helps inventors obtain patents within the countries that are members to the agreement. The applicant files only needs to file one PCT application to the U.S. PTO international bureau and then a national application in every country he or she seeks protection in.
Patent Cooperation Treaty. an international treaty providing for standardized filing procedures for patents in the countries that have signed the treaty
Patent Cooperation Treaty. There are currently 108 contracting states to this treaty (as of June 2000). The PCT system offers an advantageous route for international patent protection with reduced costs. There are currently 96 signatories to this treaty. Contracting states may file an international application designating member states. If an applicant wants to press for grant in any of their designated states the patent application is moved to the national phase(s) but may carry the PCT priority filing date.
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Patent Cooperation Treaty. A mechanism for filing a single patent application to begin the process of filing for international patent protection within those member countries who have signed it. There are several phases in the PCT process, including the international and (country-specific) national phases.
Patent Co-operation Treaty. A system by which a single patent application can be filed covering many different countries. The initial application is filed at a Receiving Office. After a search and publication, the application may be converted to a series of national applications in different countries. See International Patent