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PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO)

The Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association and the Association of East Asian Relations (hereinafter referred to as “both Sides”) agreed to cooperate with each other in order to obtain necessary consent from the relevant authorities of both Sides regarding the introduction of PPH (Link to the website of the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (External link)). The Japan Patent Office (JPO) is providing maximum support and cooperation to the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association within the limits permitted by laws and regulations, and has commenced the PPH pilot program in May 2012. Since May 1, 2017, the trial period has been extended by three years. The pilot program will be terminated on 30 April 2020. The pilot program will be extent as necessary.

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Guidelines (Requirements and procedure in detail) and Request form

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[Last updated 1 May 2017]

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