SIPO-IPOS PPH Pilot Program Extended for Two Years
The State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) mutually decided to extend the SIPO-IPOS PPH pilot program for another two years from September 2017 to August 31, 2019.
A PCT-PPH cooperation model was added to the extended PPH pilot program. This new model allows applicants to use PCT international application results for filing PPH requests to SIPO and IPOS, relevant requirements and procedures of which are subject to the newly updated SIPO-IPOS PPH Guidelines. SIPO and IPOS launched a PPH pilot program on September 1, 2013, which was extended for two years from September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2017.
(Source: SIPO Website)