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1.10.1 Current Allocation of PCT Related Duties

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1.10.5 Examiners with Foreign Language Capabilities

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1.3.8.4 Box III Non-Establishment of Opinion with Regard to Novelty, Inventive Step & Industrial Applicability

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4.1.6 Recording the Search Details

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4.1.5.2 Cessation of Search

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4.1.5 Conducting the Search

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4.1.4.3.3 Non-Patent Literature

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4.1.4.3.2.3 Japanese FI/F-Term Classification

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4.1.4.3.2.2 How to Use Classification Symbols in Searching

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4.1.4.3.2.1 How to Find Classification Symbols for a Search

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4.1.4.3.2 Searching Using Classification

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4.1.4.3.1 Patent Literature

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4.1.4.3 Search Area

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4.1.4.2.5 Controlled Language

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4.1.4.2.4 Reserving the Search

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4.1.4.2.3 Broad Claims

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4.1.4.2.2 Dependent Claims

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4.1.4.2.1 Independent Claims

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4.1.4.2 Search Strategy Considerations

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4.1.4.1 Three Person Team (3PT)

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