Issue 125 | October 22, 2003
IP Staff Development:
PCT Resources on the Internet
 Excellent basic information about the PCT is available from the World Intellectual Property Organization at http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/seminar/basic_1/intro.pdf and http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/seminar/basic_1/basics.pdf.

And, no one should be without their own copy of the "PCT Timelines" at http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/seminar/basic_1/timeline.pdf.

For more-detailed information, see the "PCT Applicant's Guide" at http://www.wipo.int/pct/guide/en/index.html and sign-up for WIPO's free "PCT Newsletter" at http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/newslett/index.htm.

Application forms are available at http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/forms/index.htm, or get a free copy of the "PCT Electronic Application SYstem" software at http://pcteasy.wipo.int/en/download/download.htm.

You can also contact WIPO's "PCT Information Service" at http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/infoline.htm and the USPTO's "PCT Helpdesk" at http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/pac/dapps

In fact, all of the U.S. materials regarding the PCT are available at http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/pac/dapps/pct/index.html.

Finally, if you like these resources, then you'll love attending one of WIPO's live PCT Training Seminars described at http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/seminar/seminar.pdf with the seminar materials posted at http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/seminar/basic_1/index.htm.

For more information on intellectual property training for your staff and clients, contact the author of this issue, Bill Heinze (bill.heinze@tkhr.com), at Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley L.L.P. in Atlanta, Georgia USA.

The information contained in this email is provided for informational purposes only and does not represent legal advice. Neither the APLF nor the author intends to create an attorney client relationship by providing this information to you through this message.