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PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP)

The Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) has commenced the PPH pilot program on 1 April 2016.

【General Information】

The number of requests for the PPH Program filed with the National Office for Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) has reached its annual limit of 100 and they have stopped accepting them effective August 24, 2016.

The NOIP announced that it would restart to accept the requests for the PPH Program beginning on April, 1, 2017.

As for the JPO, it will continue to accept the requests for the PPH Program as before.

How to make a PPH request to the JPO

Guidelines (Requirements and procedure in detail) and Request form

Link

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

Press Release

Inter-governmental Cooperation Results in Progress in the Intellectual Property Field ( External link )

Japanese Page

[Last updated 3 April 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