Special Power of Attorney* simply signed by the applicants (no legalization is necessary). For corporate applicant, please clearly indicate full name and title of the signatory;
A simply signed Assignment* from inventor(s) to applicant(s), where the applicant is not the inventor;
Title of Invention;
Note: if any of those parts has been amended, both as originally filed and as amended by the annexes to the international preliminary examination report.
Priority The Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights (the Directorate General) requires a translation of the priority document in English but only if needed during national examination or other processing. If the required translation is not furnished, the Directorate General will invite the applicant to furnish it within 2 (two) months from the date of the invitation. The translation need neither be certified nor verified.
Late Filing of Documents Original Power of Attorney and Assignment from Inventor(s) to Applicant(s) can be submitted within 3 months as from the local filing date.
Request for Substantive Examination The Examiners at the Directorate General examine patent applications as to substance. The applicant must request substantive examination on a special form no later than 36 months from the international filing date and pay a special fee.