2.11.2.4A What is the Invention?

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Note: The information in this part only applies to:

  • standard patent applications with an examination request filed on or after 15 April 2013.
  • innovation patents with an examination request filed on or after 15 April 2013.
  • innovation patents where the Commissioner had not decided before 15 April 2013 to examine the patent.  

For all other standard patent applications/innovation patents, see 2.11.2.4 What is the Invention?

In assessing the requirements of clear enough and complete enough disclosure and support, ‘the invention’ is the claimed invention.  Further information on ‘the invention’ is provided in 2.11.3.4A Principles for Examination and 2.11.7.1A Principles for Examination.