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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 Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights (DGIP)

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PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights (DGIP)

The Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Directorate General of Intellectual Property (DGIP) have commenced the PPH pilot program since 1 June 2013.

Since 1 June 2016, the trial period has been extended for three more years, and the trial period will be extended as necessary.

How to make a request

Guidelines (Requirements and procedure in detail) and Request form

Link

COMING SOON

Press Release

Press Release of April, 2013( External link )

Japanese Page

[Last updated 1 June 2016]

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