Section 1877 Nucleotide and/or Amino Acid Sequence Listings During the International Preliminary Examination

If the International Preliminary Examining Authority finds that the international application contains disclosure of one or more nucleotide and/or amino acid sequences but (A) the international application does not contain a sequence listing complying with the standard provided for in the Administrative Instructions, or (B) applicant has not furnished a sequence listing in computer readable form (text) complying with the standard provided for in the Administrative Instructions, the International Preliminary Examining Authority may request the applicant to furnish such sequence listing or listing in computer readable form (text) in accordance with the Administrative Instructions. PCT Rule 13ter.2.