While directions as to secrecy1 are in force in respect of an application for a patent2, the application may proceed to the stage where it is in order for the grant of a patent3. However, the application must not be published, the information to which the directions apply must not be communicated contrary to the directions, and no patent will be granted pursuant to the application4. If the application is an application for a European patent5, it must not be sent to the European Patent Office6. Similarly, if the application is an international application for a patent7, a copy
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