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Commencement of the PPH pilot program with and the IP Australia

According to the commencement of the Global Patent Prosecution Highway on 6 January 2014, it is possible to request for accelerated examination under the PPH to the IP Australia.

How to make a request

Guidelines (Requirements and procedure in detail) and Request form

Link

Link to the IP Australia’s PPH page

Press Release

Press Release in November, 2013 (Press Release on the METI Web Site)

Japanese page

[Last updated 27 December 2013]

Contact Us

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