The Japan Patent Office (JPO) started the PCT-PPH pilot program with the Republic of Columbia (SIC) as of September 1, 2014.
The JPO and the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce of the Republic of Colombia (SIC) agreed to start the PPH pilot program from September 1, 2014. This agreement between the JPO and the SIC will bring the number of Japan’s PPH partners to 29. Columbia became the first country in the South America to launch a PPH pilot program with the JPO.
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