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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 National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP)

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PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP)

The Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) has commenced the PPH pilot program on 1 April 2016.

【General Information】

The number of requests for the PPH pilot program filed with the National Office for Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) reached its annual limit of 100 on April 3, 2018, and it stopped accepting the requests.

Acceptance of the requests in the NOIP from April 2019 is not yet determined.
We will inform you as soon as it is determined.

As for the JPO, it is accepting the requests for the PPH Program as before.

How to make a PPH request to the JPO

Guidelines (Requirements and procedure in detail) and Request form

Link

Link to the NOIP’s PPH page( External link )

HAN1.0 (HONYAKU Assistance Network 1.0)

Press Release

Inter-governmental Cooperation Results in Progress in the Intellectual Property Field ( External link )

Japanese Page

[Last updated 27 April 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