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Home > JPO Activities > Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) > Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) > PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Austrian Patent Office (APO)

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PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Austrian Patent Office (APO)

The Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Austrian Patent Office (APO) commenced the PPH pilot program on July 1, 2009 in accordance with the joint statement of intent at the APO/JPO Heads Meeting held in Vienna on May 19, 2009. The JPO and the APO agreed that they will also start the PPH pilot program using PCT international work products by the JPO from October 1, 2013.

At the meeting in May 2009:Dr. R?dler, President of the APO and Mr. Suzuki, Commissioner of the JPO

(At the meeting in May 2009:Dr. Rödler, President of the APO and Mr. Suzuki, Commissioner of the JPO)

How to make a request

Guidelines (Requirements and procedure in detail) and Request form

Link

Link to the APO's PPH page( External link )

Press release

Press release in May 2009( External link )

Japanese Page

[Last updated 27 December 2013]

 

Contact

Examination Policy Planning Office

Administrative Affairs Division

Patent and Design Examination Department

Japan Patent Office

Tel: +81-3-3581-1101 (ex. 3103)

E-mail: PA2260@jpo.go.jp