TIPO and JPO to Modify Current PPH and Pilot Run PPH Mottainai for Three Extended Years

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Under this new pilot, the examination result of the office of first filing (OFF) no longer has primacy over that of the office of second filing (OSF). In other words, if one of the signing parties (OFF or OSF) has already issued an examination result, the applicant may use such result to file a request for PPH with another party.

(Data Source: TIPO; News Published on 2014/05/01)