If the Receiving Section finds that the request for examination was filed in due time, or the desire to proceed further with the application was indicated in due time (Rule 70(2)), it transmits the application to the examining division. Otherwise, it will notify the applicant of the loss of rights which has occurred (see Rule 112(1)).
The dossier as transmitted to the examining division contains the following, some of which are present in a paper dossier, while others are present in a corresponding electronic dossier:
The Receiving Section will direct attention to any aspects of the application which require urgent attention by the examining division, e.g. any letters which have to be answered before the application is examined in its proper turn.