PPH Network


PPH implementing Offices

Since the start of the PPH pilot between the JPO (Japan) and the USPTO (USA) in 2006, the number of PPH implementing Offices has increased to as many as 54.

      : Global PPH participating Offices

Global PPH participating OfficesAPO
(Austria)
Global PPH participating OfficesCIPO
(Canada)
CNIPA
(China)
CNR
(El Salvador)
DGIP
(Indonesia)
DIGERPI
(Panama)
DINAPI
(Paraguay)
DIP
(Thailand)
Global PPH participating OfficesDKPTO
(Denmark)
DNPI
(Uruguay)
Global PPH participating OfficesDPMA
(Germany)
EAPO
(Eurasia)
EGPO
(Egypt)
Global PPH participating OfficesEPA
(Estonia)
EPO
(Europe)
Global PPH participating OfficesHIPO
(Hungary)
Global PPH participating OfficesILPO
(Israel)
IMPI
(Mexico)
Global PPH participating OfficesINAPI
(Chile)
Global PPH participating OfficesINDECOPI
(Peru)
INPI
(Argentina)
INPI
(Brazil)
Global PPH participating OfficesINPI
(Portugal)
Global PPH participating OfficesIP Australia
(Australia)
IPO
(India)
IPO CZ
(Czech)
Global PPH participating OfficesIPONZ
(New Zealand)
IPOPHL
(Philippines)
Global PPH participating OfficesIPOS
(Singapore)
Global PPH participating OfficesISIPO
(Iceland)
Global PPH participating OfficesJPO
(Japan)
Global PPH participating OfficesKIPO
(South Korea)
MYIPO
(Malaysia)
Global PPH participating OfficesNIPO
(Norway)
NOIP
(Vietnam)
Global PPH participating OfficesNPI
(Nordic)
NRIP
(Nicaragua)
OMPIC
(Morocco)
ONAPI
(Dominican Republic)
OSIM
(Romania)
Global PPH participating OfficesPPO
(Poland)
Global PPH participating OfficesPRH
(Finland)
Global PPH participating OfficesPRV
(Sweden)
RN
(Costa Rica)
Global PPH participating OfficesROSPATENT
(Russia)
SAIP
(Saudi Arabia)
SENADI
(Ecuador)
Global PPH participating OfficesSIC
(Colombia)
Global PPH participating OfficesSPTO
(Spain)
TIPO
(Taiwan)
TPI
(Turkey)
Global PPH participating OfficesUKIPO
(UK)
Global PPH participating OfficesUSPTO
(USA)
Global PPH participating OfficesVPI
(Visegrad)

PPH implementation relationships

The PPH, typically based on a bilateral agreement between two Offices, must be implemented between the Office of Earlier Examination (OEE) and the Office of Later Examination (OLE). The following table shows the relationships between PPH implementing Offices.

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