Industrial Property Office

Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Programme between the IPO CZ and the JPO


The Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic (IPO CZ) and the Japan Patent Office (JPO) concluded the Joint Statement of Intent between the JPO and the IPO CZ to Cooperate in the Field of Patent Prosecution. This Statement comes into effect on April 1, 2015 and that day the Offices start the PPH pilot programme. The duration of the PPH pilot programme is three years and may be extended with the mutual consent of the Offices.
Joint Statement of Intent between the JPO and the IPO CZ (pdf, 473 kB)

 

Information for applicants from CZ - proceedings before the JPO

Guidelines (Requirements and procedures in detail) and Request form, see:
http://www.jpo.go.jp/torikumi_e/t_torikumi_e/guideline_e.htm

Commencement of the Patent Prosecution Highway Program between the JPO and the Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic, see:
http://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2015/0311_02.html

Next information about PPH Projects, see also:
http://www.jpo.go.jp/torikumi_e/t_torikumi_e/patent_highway_e.htm

 

Information for applicants from JP - proceedings before the IPO CZ

Procedures to file a request to the IPO CZ: Guidelines for JP applicants (pdf, 552 kB)

PPH Request Form (doc, 23 kB)
PCT-PPH Request Form (doc, 24 kB)
See also: http://www.jpo.go.jp/torikumi_e/t_torikumi_e/guideline_e.htm

Last modified on – 2015-04-01 08:52