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Guidelines for Examination


1.1 Formal requirements

The formal requirements that an application has to meet and whichare the subject of an examination by the Receiving Section are those specified in Art. 90(3). These requirements relate to the following:

physical requirements of the application; 
request for grant; 
claim to priority; 
designation of inventor; 
translations, where required; 
the presence of at least one claim; 
filing and search fees 

Art. 90(3)

Rule 57