Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program between the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks of Romania (OSIM) and the Japan Patent Office (JPO)

Following the discussions between the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks and JPO concluded with a Joint Statement of Intent regarding cooperation in the field of patent prosecution, the bilateral PPH Pilot Program between the two offices commenced on 1 July 2015. The basic concept of the PPH Pilot Program enables an applicant whose claims …

Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program between the Romanian State Office for Inventions and Trademarks (OSIM) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

I. Background In 2006, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) started the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program in partnership with the similar office of Japan (JPTO) with a view to accelerating the patenting procedure in respect of applications filed with the two offices. The program enables an applicant who receives a positive …

Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program between the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks of Romania (OSIM) and the Japan Patent Office (JPO)

Following the discussions between the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks and JPO concluded with a Joint Statement of Intent regarding cooperation in the field of patent prosecution, the bilateral PPH Pilot Program between the two offices commenced on 1 July 2015. The basic concept of the PPH Pilot Program enables an applicant whose claims …

Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program between the Romanian State Office for Inventions and Trademarks (OSIM) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

I. Background In 2006, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) started the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program in partnership with the similar office of Japan (JPTO) with a view to accelerating the patenting procedure in respect of applications filed with the two offices. The program enables an applicant who receives a positive …