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PPH pilot program between the JPO and the DPMA

The JPO and the DPMA commenced the PPH pilot program on March 25, 2008.The both Offices have agreed to re-extend the trial period untill 24 March 2016.

Photo of Mr. Koezuka, Commissioner of the JPO, and Dr. Schade, President of German Patent and Trade Mark Office

(At the meeting in October 2007:Mr. Koezuka, Commissioner of the JPO, and Dr. Schade, President of German Patent and Trade Mark Office)

How to make a request

Guidelines (Requirements and procedure in detail) and Request form

Link

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

Japanese Page

[Last updated 28 March 2014]

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