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When shall the applicant request the priority right and how to request?

The Article 30 of the Patent Law of PRC regulates that any applicant who claims the right of priority shall make a written declaration when the application is filed, and submit, within three months, a copy of the patent application document which is first filed; if the applicant fails to make the written declaration or to meet the time limit for submitting a copy of the patent application document, the claim to the right of priority shall be deemed not to have been made.

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