CNIPA-NIPO Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program Extended

May 6, 2023

Upon a joint decision by the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) and the Norwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO), the CNIPA-NIPO PPH pilot program will be extended for five years effective from April 1, 2023 to March 31, 2028. The requirements for and procedures of participating in the present pilot program shall continue to follow the CNIPA-NIPO PPH Guidelines.

(Source: website of CNIPA)