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PPH pilot program between the JPO and the DKPTO

TThe JPO and the DKPTO commenced the PPH pilot program on July 1, 2008 in accordance with the joint statement of intent at the DKPTO/JPO Heads Meeting held in Tokyo on June 13, 2008. The JPO and the DKPTO also started the PPH pilot program using PCT international work products by the JPO since October 1, 2011. The JPO and the DKPTO agreed that they would commence the "PPH MOTTAINAI" pilot program in October 1, 2013.

Mr.Kongstad, Director General, CEO of the DKPTO and Mr.Koezuka, Commissioner of the jpo

(At the meeting in June 2008: Mr.Kongstad, Director General, CEO of the DKPTO and Mr.Koezuka, Commissioner of the JPO)

How to make a request

Guidelines (Requirements and procedure in detail) and Request form

Link

Link to the DKPTO’s PPH page( External link )

Press Release

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