United States Patent and Trademark Office. Revised PCT International Search and Preliminary Examination Guidelines Biotech/ChemPharm Customer Partnership Meeting February 3, 2003 Jasemine C. Chambers Director, Technology Center 1600 United States Patent and Trademark Office
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In September 2002 , the PCT Assembly adopted proposals by the PCT Reform Committee to introduce an enhanced international search and preliminary examination (EISPE) system.
EISPE system – cont.
The introduction of the EISPE system necessitated a significant revision of the PCT international search and preliminary examination guidelines to reflect new rules and procedures, and a single, combined set of guidelines for both search and examination.
International Preliminary Examining Authority