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PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Indian Patent Office (IPO)

The Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Indian Patent Office (IPO) commenced the PPH pilot program on 5 December 2019.

The number of the requests for the PPH in each Office will be respectively limited to 100 cases per year.

Both Offices will start accepting 100 cases from 20 December 2021.

How to make a PPH request to the JPO

Guidelines (Requirements and procedures in detail) and Request form for Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)

Japanese Page

[Last updated 13 December 2021]

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