China-Japan PPH Pilot Program Extended for Another Five Years
According to the Joint Statement of Intent of CNIPA and JPO on Extending PPH Pilot Program , the China-Japan PPH pilot program will be extended for another five years starting from November 1, 2018, and will be terminated on October 31, 2023. Relevant requirements and procedures to submit PPH requests to the two offices remain unchanged.
China-Japan PPH pilot program was launched on November 1, 2011 with a duration of one year. It was extended on November 1, 2012, November 1, 2013 and November 1, 2015; the termination date after the last extension was October 31, 2018.