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3. Response to the search opinion

The applicant is required to respond to the search opinion within the time limit under Rule 70(1) or, if a communication under Rule 70(2) is sent (see C‑II, 1.1), within the time limit under Rule 70(2). If the applicant fails to respond to the search opinion on time, the application is deemed to be withdrawn (Rule 70a(3)). For more details see B‑XI, 8.

 

 

References

Rule 70a