Authorizing Foreign Patent Offices Access to Search Results for Pending PTO Applications

//Authorizing Foreign Patent Offices Access to Search Results for Pending PTO Applications

Authorizing Foreign Patent Offices Access to Search Results for Pending PTO Applications

Authorizing Foreign Patent Offices Access to Search Results for Pending PTO Applications

RESOLVED, that IPO supports the USPTO including in the Application Data Sheet, an Authorization section, which authorizes the USPTO to transmit the priority documents and bibliographic data and search results to the EPO as well as any other foreign patent offices.  Such Authorization should be in the form of an “Opt-Out” provision and only for those applications where priority is claimed.