If there are any updates in relation to the book The Cross-Referenced Patent Cooperation Treaty, you can find them on this page.
Note: the Guidelines for Examination in the EPO have been updated effective 1 November 2017. In particular, a new Chapter I - Introduction has been inserted in Part E. Accordingly, all subsequent chapters have been renumbered.
On page iv of the X-Ref PCT book it is indicated to which edition of the Guidelines the book refers.
Note: The Supervisory Board has decided (link) to shift the date of documents relevant for the EQE from 31 December to 31 October of the year preceding the EQE.
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