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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 Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL)

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PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL)

The Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) have commenced the PPH pilot program on 12 March 2012. The pilot program will be extended for additional three years and expired on 11 March 2018, subject to extension if necessary.

With this extension, in addition to the normal PPH and PCT-PPH, the applicants will be able to use "PPH MOTTAINAI" program from 12 March 2015.

Mr. Blancaflor, Director General of the IPOPHL and Mr. Yoshiyuki Iwai, Commissioner of the JPO

(At the meeting in February 2012: Mr. Blancaflor, Director General of the IPOPHL 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 IPOPHL's PPH page( External link )

Press Release

Press Release in February, 2012( External link )

Japanese Page

[Last updated 12 March 2015]

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