Welcome to the new version of the Patents Manual. Please note there are changes to the numbering and sequence of the chapters and pages in the manual. You are encouraged to take the time to explore and familiarise yourself with this new structure. Citation of URLs

Date Published

Any URL cited should show the address of the internet site that the citation came from and the date that it was retrieved.

The URLs cited in all parts of this Volume are examples only and may only be valid for the stated retrieval date.

For direction to any Internet site, such as PAJ machine translations or USPTO, the examiner's workbench should be used to access the latest website address (and not any example shown in this Volume).

For further instructions on Internet searching refer to Annex V.

Amended Reasons

Amended Reason Date Amended

Published for testing

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