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:


    (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;


    (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 specified period of 12 months