PPH Pilot Program between the SIPO and the ILPO Extended Indefinitely as from August 1, 2016

Aug.5 -- On August 1, 2014, the State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R.C (SIPO) and the Israel Patent Office (ILPO) launched the PPH pilot program, whose duration was 2 years. It is scheduled to expire on July 31, 2016.

According to The Joint Statement of Intent between the SIPO and the ILPO on Extending the PPH Pilot Program to Deepen Cooperation in the Field of Patent Examination, the PPH pilot program between the SIPO and the ILPO will be extended indefinitely as from August 1, 2016. Related requirements and procedures remain unchanged. (Translated from SIPO Website Chinese Version)