What are the contents of the description?

The description shall disclose the invention in a manner sufficiently clear and complete for it to be carried out by a person skilled in the relevant field.

The description or the specification must encompass the claims that define the invention. That is to say, the specification must identify the scope of protection called for by the applicant.

The specification must identify the technical field within the ambit of which the invention falls, the background art the applicant considers useful for comprehending the invention. Again, the specification must disclose the invention as claimed in clear wording that the technical problem and the attendant solution can be easily discerned, together with any meritorious effects of the invention as compared to the background art. It must also indicate that the invention is capable of industrial application.

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