PCT Applicant’s Guide – International Phase
The PCT Applicant’s Guide – International Phase contains general information on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for those interested in filing international patent applications. The guide, consisting of 11 chapters provide useful information about the benefits of PCT to applicants including filing, search and examination procedures.
The IP Office of Singapore (IPOS) is a competent ISA and IPEA recognized by the US, Japan, Mexico, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand. Both manual filing or electronic filing (via ePCT portal) are accepted by IPOS, although the latter is preferred.