SIPO, JPO PPH Pilot Project Operational
Updated: 11 16,2011

Following the signing of the SIPO-JPO (Japan Patent Office) Joint Statement of Intent on Patent Examination Cooperation on October 18, the pilot project "Patent Prosecution Highway" was launched on November 1, 2011.

Patent applicants may file a PPH request with SIPO or JPO under PPH pilot project from November 1. The pilot project is scheduled to end on October 31, 2012, according to a principal of SIPO.

(China IP News)