Launch of PPH Pilot Programme between EAPO and PRH
The Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) announces the Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Programme (PPH) between EAPO and the Finnish Patent and Registration Office is to be launched on August 1, 2020.
The Programme is based on the Memorandum of Understanding on the Patent Prosecution Highway between the Finnish Patent and Registration Office and the Eurasian Patent Office of the Eurasian Patent Organization, signed by EAPO President Saule Tlevlessova and PRH Director General Antti Riivari this spring.
The duration of the Programme will be 3 years, renewable upon mutual consent.
The Procedure to file Request to the Eurasian Patent Office for accelerated patent prosecution as well as the Request Form are published at the EAPO website under International Cooperation/PPH Program. English version of the documents may be used for non-official purpose only.