Examination as to formal requirements for filing
- The Office shall examine whether the application
complies with the requirements laid down in Article 36(1) for
the accordance of a date of filing.
- The Office shall examine whether:
(a) the application complies with the other requirements laid
down in Article 36(2), (3), (4) and (5) and, in the case of a
multiple application, Article 37(1) and (2);
(b) the application meets the formal requirements laid down in
the implementing regulation for the implementation of
Articles 36 and 37;
(c) the requirements of Article 77(2) are satisfied;
(d) the requirements concerning the claim to priority are satis
fied, if a priority is claimed.
- The conditions for the examination as to the formal
requirements for filing shall be laid down in the implementing