Regardless of the language of publicationAs a general rule
, the page fee is based on the international application as published, regardless of the language of publication
. The pages of the description, claims and drawings are counted, plus one page in total for any pages with the bibliographic data and the abstract. Amended claims under Article 19 PCT
are also considered part of the international publication and must be taken into account unless the applicant has indicated that the procedure in the European phase is not to be based on them.