PCT-PPH Request Form
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Request for accelerated examination at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) under the Patent Cooperation Treaty - Patent Prosecution Highway (PCT-PPH) agreement.
To ensure efficient processing of your application, please prominently mark every part of your submission with the term PCT-PPH.
CIPO application information
The CIPO application number: ___________________________
Corresponding PCT application information
Corresponding PCT application number: ___________________________
The PCT application was examined by CIPO as ISA/IPEA; or
The PCT application was examined by the USPTO as ISA/IPEA
Has a PPH request previously been submitted for this application?
Claims on file and Claim Correspondence Table
Please choose the following options:
The claims on file correspond to one or more claims indicated as novel, inventive, and industrially applicable in the WO-ISA, WO-IPEA, and/or IPRP; or
The applicant is amending the claims with this request to correspond with one or more of those claims indicated as novel, inventive, and industrially applicable in the WO-ISA, WO-IPEA, and/or IPRP, and
A claim correspondence table is completed.
|Claim number in the CIPO application||Claim number in the Corresponding PCT application||Comments|
Box VIII Observations
In case any observation is described in Box VIII of the WO-ISA, WO-IPEA, and/or IPRP that forms the basis of the PCT-PPH request, the applicant has attached an explanation of why the claims are not subject to the observation described in Box VIII, or
There are no observations in Box VIII of the WO-ISA, WO-IPEA, and/or IPRP that forms the basis of the PCT-PPH request.
Other amendments to the application (optional)
The applicant has reviewed the application, and the specification on file conforms with Canadian patent application requirements and practice; or
The applicant is amending the specification to conform with Canadian patent application requirements and practice.