This revised version of the Guidelines for Examination will apply as from 1 November 2015. Until then, the September 2014 edition of the Guidelines remains valid.

10.3 Figure accompanying the abstract

If the application contains drawings, the applicant should indicate the figure (or exceptionally figures) of the drawings which he suggests should accompany the abstract. Where this requirement is not met, the Search Division decides which figure(s) to publish. For the further procedure see F‑II, 2.4.

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