China-CZ PPH Pilot Program Extended
Updated: 1 02,2020

Pursuant to the Joint Statement of Intent of CNIPA and IPO-CZ on Deepening Cooperation in Patent Prosecution and Extending PPH Pilot Program, China-CZ PPH Pilot Program will be extended for another three years starting from January 1, 2020, and will be terminated on December 31, 2022.

Relevant requirements and procedures to submit PPH requests to the above offices remain unchanged.

China-CZ PPH Pilot Program was launched on January 1, 2018 with a duration of two years and is scheduled to be terminated on December 31, 2019. (Translated from CNIPA Website Chinese Version)