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Notice: Patent Prosecution Highway

 

The filing of Form 5-1 under Chapter 5 of the PPH Guidelines commenced from 5th December 2019 as notified on 4th December 2019. After scrutiny of 100 requests received, 56 requests were accepted by IPO and the applicants were allowed to file request for expedited examination on Form 18A.

Since 44 requests were found not eligible as per the PPH Guidelines, the IPO will again start accepting Form 5-1 under Chapter 5 of the PPH Guidelines from 9th March 2020. The number of requests will be limited to 44.

PROCEDURE GUIDELINES FOR PATENT PROSECUTION HIGHWAY (PPH) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1.9 MB)

Notice Dated : December 04, 2019

February 25, 2020
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