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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 Nordic Patent Institute (NPI)

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PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Nordic Patent Institute (NPI)

The Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Nordic Patent Institute (NPI) have started the pilot program for the Patent Prosecution Highway using Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) international work products by the NPI on 1 October 2011 in accordance with the joint statement of intent at the NPI/JPO Heads Meeting held in Geneva on 29 September 2011.

Ms. Lone Hartung Nielsen, Director of the NPI and Mr. Yoshiyuki Iwai, Commissioner of the JPO

(At the meeting in September 2011: Ms. Lone Hartung Nielsen, Director of the NPI and Mr. Yoshiyuki Iwai, Commissioner of the JPO)

How to make a request

Guidelines (Requirements and procedure in detail) and Request form

Link

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

Press Release

Press release in September 2011( 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