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

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