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PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the National Board of Patents and Registration of Finland (NBPR)

PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and The Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH)

The Japan Patent Office (JPO) and The Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH) commenced the PPH pilot program on April 20, 2009 in accordance with the joint statement of intent at the PRH/JPO Heads Meeting held in Helsinki on March 31, 2009. The JPO and the PRH also start the PPH pilot program using PCT international work products since July 1, 2010.

Mr. Enjrvi, President of the NBPR and Mr. Suzuki, Commissioner of the JPO

(At the meeting in March 2009:Mr. Enäjärvi, President of the NBPR* and Mr. Suzuki, Commissioner of the JPO)

*:NBPR(the National Board of Patents and Registration of Finland) changed its name to PRH(The Finnish Patent and Registration Office) in January 2014.

How to make a request

Guidelines (Requirements and procedure in detail) and Request form

Link

Link to the PRH's PPH page( External link )

Press release

Japanese Page

[Last updated 21 February 2014]

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