IP5 PPH Test will extend for another 3 years effective Jan 6

May 2, 2017

The European Patent Office, the Japanese Patent Office, the Korean Patent Office, the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China and the US Patent and Trademark Office launched the five-point (IP5) Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot on January 6, 2014 for a period of three years, ending on January 5, 2017.


As agreed among all the five offices, this PPH pilot will be extended for three years from January 6, 2017. Please refer to the website of each office for details in requirements and procedures. (Source: SIPO website)