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This alphabetical keyword index is not exhaustive.

"Reach-through" claims   F-III, 9

Novelty of "reach-through" claims   G‑VI, 9

Reasoned objections   B-XI, 3.2

Clarity, conciseness, support and formal defects   B‑XI, 3.2.4

Dependent claims   B‑XI, 3.2.3

Multiple independent claims   B‑XI, 3.2.2

Opinion on novelty, inventive step and industrial applicability   B‑XI, 3.2.1

WO‑ISA   B‑XI, 3.2.3, B‑XI, 3.2.4

Reasoning for a lack of unity objection   F-V, 8.1

Record of search strategy   B-X, 3.4

Rectification of the IPER   C-VIII, 4

Reduction   

Reduction for applications filed in electronic form   A‑III, 8.1.1

PDF reduction   A‑III, 8.1.1.2

Web-form filing (WFF) reduction   A‑III, 8.1.1.1

XML reduction   A‑III, 8.1.1.3

Reduction of fees   A‑III, 8

Reduction of the (supplementary search) handling fee   A‑III, 8.3

Reduction of the international filing fee   A‑III, 8.1

Reductions for applicants from certain states   A‑III, 8.1.2

Reduction of the international search fee   A‑III, 8.2

Reduction of the additional search fee   A‑III, 8.2.1

Reduction of the preliminary examination fee   A‑III, 8.4

Reduction of the additional preliminary examination fee   A‑III, 8.4.1

Re-establishment of rights in respect of the priority period   F-VI, 3.7

Reference   

Reference documents   F‑III, 8, H‑III, 2.4

Amendments in the description   H‑III, 2.4

Sufficiency of disclosure   F‑III, 8

Reference in the description to drawings   F‑II, 4.6, F‑IV, 4.17

Clarity and interpretation of claims   F‑IV, 4.17

Description (formal requirements)   F‑II, 4.6

Reference signs   F‑II, 4.7, F‑IV, 4.18

Clarity and interpretation of claims   F‑IV, 4.18

Consistent use of reference signs in the description, claims and drawings   A‑V, 7.5.4

Consistent use of reference signs in the drawings   A‑V, 7.5.5

Description (formal requirements)   F‑II, 4.7

Numbers, letters and reference signs   A‑V, 7.5

Reference to sequences disclosed in a database   F‑II, 6.1

Reformulation of the subject of the search   B-IV, 2.4

Refund   

Refund of fees   A‑III, 9

Payment and refund of fees   C‑II, 11

Refund of additional examination fees and, where applicable, the protest fee   A‑III, 9.8

Refund of additional search fees and, where applicable, the protest fee   A‑III, 9.3

Refund of the handling fee   A‑III, 9.6

Refund of the international filing fee   A‑III, 9.1

Refund of the preliminary examination fee   A‑III, 9.7

Refund of the review fee   A‑III, 9.5

Refund of the supplementary search fee   A‑III, 9.4

Refund of the (additional) international search fee   A‑III, 9.2

Examples of refunds   A‑III, 9.2.1

Registered trademarks   F-II, 4.13

Relationship between documents and claims   B-X, 9.3

Relationship between the PCT‑EPO Guidelines and the ISPE Guidelines   General Part, 2.3

Relative terms   F-IV, 4.6

Relevant date of a prior document   G-VI, 3

Replacement or removal of a feature from a claim   H-III, 3.1

Reply   

Reply from the applicant to the invitation to pay additional search fees   B‑VII, 6

Payment of additional search fees under protest   B‑VII, 6.3

Payment of additional search fees without protest   B‑VII, 6.2

Reply from the applicant to the invitation to pay additional search fees no payment of additional search fees   B‑VII, 6.1

Reply in time   B‑VIII, 3.4.2

Failure to reply in time or no reply   B‑VIII, 3.4.1

Reply to the invitation for informal clarification   B‑VIII, 3.4

Failure to reply in time or no reply   B‑VIII, 3.4.1

Representation   C-II, 5

Reproducibility of drawings   A-V, 2.2

Request   A-VII, 1.2.2

Fee for requesting restoration of priority right   A‑III, 4.6

Fees to be paid if a SIS request is submitted   A‑III, 6

No request for payment of additional search fees   B‑VII, 3

Request for a further written opinion   C‑IV, 2.5

Request for an interview or telephone consultation   C‑VII, 1

Request for examination of a different set of claims   C‑IX, 2

Request for examination of certain claims only   C‑IX, 3

Request for rectification of obvious mistakes (Rule 91)   B‑III, 2.3.2

Request for rectification of obvious mistakes in the application documents (Rule 91)   H‑IV, 2

Allowability of rectifications   H‑IV, 2.3

Authorisation or refusal of the request for rectification of obvious mistakes in the application documents   H‑IV, 2.2

Requests for PCT Direct   B‑IV, 1.2.1

Searched claims did not comply with unity of invention no request for payment of additional search fees   C‑V, 3.3

Special requests   C‑IX

Withdrawal of the supplementary search request   A‑IV, 2.5

Requirements regarding the paper used   A-V, 3

Restoration of priority   B-XI, 4.1

Fee for requesting restoration of priority right   A‑III, 4.6

Restoration of the right of priority   A-VI, 1.5

Restriction of the subject of the search   B-X, 8

Restrictions   B-IV, 2.1

Result to be achieved   F-IV, 4.10

Review   

Review by the examiner   H‑II, 2.2.2.2

Review fee   A‑III, 6.3

Refund of the review fee   A‑III, 9.5

Review procedure   B‑XII, 10.4

Reviews or books   B‑X, 11.4

Revision of stated technical problem   H-III, 2.3

Right to amend   H-I

Amended sheets   H‑I, 5

Amendments before receipt of the search report   H‑I, 2

Amendments prior to the start of international preliminary examination   H‑I, 3

Further opportunity to submit amendments   H‑I, 4

Indication of amendments and their basis   H‑I, 6

Right to priority   F-VI, 1

Examining the validity of a right to priority   F‑VI, 2.1

Filing date as effective date   F‑VI, 1.1

Multiple priorities   F‑VI, 1.5

Priority date as effective date   F‑VI, 1.2

Subsequent application considered as first application   F‑VI, 1.4

Validly claiming priority   F‑VI, 1.3

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