1.5.5 Search Report

Date Published

The completed search report form must include a written search statement if there are no claims. The examiner should use an extra sheet to indicate the search statement if necessary.

The following document templates:

  • the search report, and

  • a Search Information Statement (SIS).

are sent to the PCT Unit by clicking SUBMIT.

*Note:  There is no requirement for reports to be signed, and to avoid any confusion in the mind of the applicant resulting from differing practices, reports should not be signed.