Sao Tome and Principe joins PCT

Sao Tome and Principe (ST) became the 139th PCT Contracting State on 3 April 2008. The PCT will enter into force for Sao Tome and Principe on 3 July 2008 and Sao Tome and Principe may be designated in PCT International applications as from this date.

The law in Sao Tome and Principe does recognize the PCT and provides that if there is any conflict between the national law and the PCT, then the PCT Rules prevail.

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Craig Kahn

Spoor & Fisher

Date published: 2008/04/15
Author: Craig Kahn

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