PPH Pilot Program between KIPO-VIPO for patent applications

CategoriesLegal News

The Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam (VIPO)  and the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) has initiated the PPH Pilot program for two year (from 1st June 2019 to 31 May 2021). In the phase of pilot program, VIPO will receive a limitation of 100 patent cases per year, which are stemmed from Korea and meet the conditions specified in the Guidelines for Procedures for Filing PPH Requests in VIPO.
In contrast, KIPO will receive 100 patent cases from the VIPO (previously filed with the VIPO) and meet the conditions in the Guidelines for Procedures for Filing PPH Requests in KIPO.

For more details, please see the Guide procedures to submit PPH requests to the VIPO in the link:
Guidelines for Procedures for Filing PPH Requests in VIPO.pdf 
Guidelines for Procedures for Filing PPH Requests in KIPO.pdf

 

Please email to us via address investiphn@investip.vn or patent@investip.vn if you have any inquires on the PPH pilot program.