1.1
Formal requirements 

The formal requirements that an application has to meet are the subject of an examination by the Receiving Section. These requirements relate to the following:

(i)
representation; 
(ii)
signature 
(iii)
physical requirements of the application; 
(iv)
abstract; 
(v)
request for grant; 
(vi)
claim to priority; 
(vii)
designation of inventor; 
(viii)
translations, where required; 
(ix)
the presence of at least one claim; 
(x)
filing and search fees 

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