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What are requirements for filing a patent application in China?
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When a patent application is filed in China through Yuanben, the following documents are required:

* A letter of instructions indicating the type of the application to be applied for, e.g. a patent for invention, a patent for utility model or a patent for design; the name, address and nationality of the applicant and inventor; the filing date, country and serial number of the convention patent application or patent based on which the priority right to be claimed, if any;

* A description, claims and an abstract;

* Drawings (if necessary for describing the invention) and a designated figure attached to abstract

* Power of Attorney executed by the applicant, which is neither necessary notarized nor legalized and can be late furnished after filing within the time limit prescribed by the Patent Office;

* Certified Priority Document, which shall be submitted to the Patent Office within three months from the Chinese filing date otherwise the claim of priority shall be deemed not to have been made;

* Assignment of Priority Right, either in the original form of it singed before the Chinese filing date or a notarized or certified copy of the original, if the applicant for the Chinese application is different from that recorded in the priority document, which shall be submitted to the Patent Office within 3 months from the Chinese filing date;

* For entry into national phase in China of a PCT international application, international publication pamphlet, international preliminary examination report with annex and any amendments concerned if the applicant would like to bring such amendment into the examiner's consideration during the examination on the application in China.