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PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Department of Intellectual Property in Malaysia (MyIPO)

The Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) have commenced the PPH pilot program on 1 October 2014.

The JPO and the MyIPO agreed to fully implement the PPH program from October 1, 2020. This agreement makes the PPH available on a permanent basis unless exceptional circumstances arise. The full implementation of the program involves no change in the procedure or requirements.

How to make a request

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

Link

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

Press Release

Press Release in August, 2014( External link )

Japanese Page

[Last updated 1 October 2020]

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