Japan: Overseas Video Conference Interviews With JPO Examiners Now Possible – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Japan: Overseas Video Conference Interviews With JPO Examiners Now Possible
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Interviews with examiners are a vital tool during patent prosecution in Japan–able to make the difference between moving toward allowance and receiving a rejection. They have not always, however, been easily arranged for overseas applicants.

Accelerated examination in Philippines through PPH partnership with EPO – Lexology (registration)

Accelerated examination in Philippines through PPH partnership with EPO
Lexology (registration)
In recent years, the European Patent Office (EPO) has partnered with several domestic patent offices in Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) programmes, with the aim of speeding up examination processes for corresponding applications filed in participating

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