China/Singapore: start of PPH pilot programme

In May 2013, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China (SIPO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to start a pilot of a Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) programme. The two-year pilot will start on 1 September 2013 and is part of Singapore's efforts to provide local industry with faster and more cost-effective ways to protect their inventions throughout the world. For more information, see this press release on IPOS' website.

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