Botswana Joined PCT on 30 October 2003
Botswana is the 122nd Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) contracting state and became bound by the PCT on 30 October 2003. Consequently, it will be possible to obtain patent protection in Botswana based on an International patent application designating Botswana, provided that the International application was filed on or after 30 October 2003.
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