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Patent Prosecution Highway between BRPTO and KIPO (Pilot)

The Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BRPTO) and the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch a Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program between the two Offices. It came into force April 1, 2020.

This PPH Pilot Program with South Korea will expire on March 31, 2025, being applicable to all technological fields and within the limit of 400 requests among all PTOs that have signed the MoU, according to the Resolution PR No. 252/2019.  read more