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Patent Prosecution Highway between the JPO and the KIPO

The JPO and the KIPO commenced the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) program in April 2007 in accordance with the agreement at the KIPO/JPO Commissioners Meeting held in November 2006. The both offices have commenced the PPH program using PCT international work products (PCT-PPH) on pilot basis on 1 July 2012.

How to make a request

Guidelines (Requirements and procedure in detail) and Request form

Link

KIPO’s Home Page( External link )

Development of the PPH program between the JPO and the KIPO

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