Title, abstract and figure(s) to be published with the abstract (as indicated on supplemental sheet A)
The international application must contain an abstract and a title (see also GL/PCT‑EPO F‑II, 2 and 3). If the search report is published together with the application (A1 publication), the examiner indicates on supplemental sheet A:
If the application is to be published before the international search report is prepared (A2 publication, see GL/EPO B‑X, 4), the examiner only needs to prepare the classification data. Titles, abstracts and figures are published as submitted by the applicant.