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Home > JPO Activities > Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) > Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) > PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL)

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PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL)

The Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) have been implementing the PPH pilot program since 12 March 2012.

The JPO and the IPOPHL agreed to extend the program for additional three years from 12 March 2018. The trial period which will end on 11 March 2021 may be extended if necessary.

Mr. Blancaflor, Director General of the IPOPHL and Mr. Yoshiyuki Iwai, Commissioner of the JPO

(At the meeting in February 2012: Mr. Blancaflor, Director General of the IPOPHL and Mr. Yoshiyuki Iwai, Commissioner of the JPO)

How to make a request

Guidelines (Requirements and procedure in detail) and Request form

Link

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

Japanese Page

[Last updated 12 March 2018]

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