The CIPO-EPO PPH pilot project started in January 2015

On January 20, 2015, in News, Patents, by Natalie Raffoul

Under the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program, patent applicants whose patent claims have been found to be patentable by either the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) or the European Patent Office (EPO) can request accelerated patent examination of their corresponding application pending before the other office at no extra additional government fee. Please contact Natalie […]

PCT and CIPO Test Drive the Patent Prosecution Highway

On March 10, 2011, in Patents, by Rigadoon New Media

Beginning January 31, 2011, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) and the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) have entered into a bilateral Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) agreement, similar to PPH agreements between CIPO and Patent Offices in the US, Germany and Japan, among others.  The agreement will run for a two year trial period and allows […]