Monday, November 15 2021   \  Published by Lexology.

BPTO and JPO formalize PPH renewal

BPTO and JPO formalize PPH renewal

The president of the BPTO (Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office), Claudio Furtado, and the commissioner of the Japan Patent Office (JPO), Mori Kiyoshi, signed this Tuesday, November 9, the Memorandum of Cooperation for the renewal of the Patent Prosecution Highway(PPH) between Brazil and Japan. 

Through the PPH, Brazilians can use the result of the examination of the patent application at the BPTO to speed up the analysis in Japan and vice versa. The new agreement starts on December 1, 2021, and will last for five years. Read more

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