330. International applications for patents (UK).

330.     International applications for patents (UK).

Where an international application for a patent (UK)1 is accorded a filing date2 under the Patent Co-operation Treaty:

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    (1)     that date or, if the application is redated under the Treaty3 to a later date, that later date is treated as the date of filing4 the application under the Patents Act 19775;

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    (2)     any declaration of priority made under the Treaty6 is treated as made under the Patents Act 19777 and, where in accordance with the Treaty any extra days are allowed, the