(a) Information for Applicant and Inventor
– The full name, address and nationality of each applicant, or, if the applicant is a company, the legal address of the company headquarter is required;
– the full name, address and nationality of each inventor;
(b) Specifications: description, set of claims, drawings (if any) and abstract;
(c) Power of Attorney, signed by the applicant or by the representative of the applicant company. General Power of Attorney is highly recommended;
(d) *Priority Certificate of the home application, in order to claim Paris Convention priority;
(e) A copy of the Certificate of Deposit for any micro-organism being claimed (for the application relating to a micro-organism);
(f) A copy of the cover page of the WIPO publication of the corresponding PCT application.
An applicant need not to send us all pages of specification. However, if there have been any changes to the applicant or inventor data after the completion of international phase filing stage, the applicants are required to inform to us as such.
* Applicants claiming priority based on patent application filed in US, EPO and JPO, will no longer need to submit the priority document to KIPO. The online exchange of priority documents was made with the patent offices of the US, Europe and Japan to resolve applicants’ inconvenience and reduce administrative costs.