What is a PCT search?

It is an International Search process under the Patent Cooperation Treaty. By it, a company can seek a second opinion from a foreign Patent Office as to the patentability of its invention. The PCT process takes 18-30 months.  At the tail end, a company can decide whether its invention is profitable enough to warrant filing foreign patent applications, off the PCT.

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Last update on September 13, 2013 by Administrator.

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