CNIPA: China-Eurasian PPH Extended

April 28, 2021

As announced by the Patent Office of CNIPA and Eurasian Patent Office (EPAO), the China-Eurasian Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot project will be extended for one year from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. The relevant requirements and procedures for submitting PPH requests with the two offices remain unchanged.

The China-Eurasian PPH pilot program was launched on April 1, 2018 and should had expired on March 31, 2021 before the extension.

(Source: CNIPA website)