China-German PPH Pilot Program Extended

February 25, 2021

The China Patent Office and German Patent Office will extend the China-Germany PPH Pilot Project for another 3 years from January 23, 2021 until January 23, 2024. The relevant requirements and procedures for submitting PPH requests in the two offices remain unchanged.

The China-German PPH pilot program was launched in 2012, and had ever extended for three times in 2014, 2016 and 2018 respectively, before expiation in 2021.

(Source: CNIPA website)