PPH Pacific Alliance was signed in January this year, but
last June 30th concluded with the signing of the Declaration
in Santiago with the Guidelines for implementation by the IP
authorities of the 4 member countries of the Alliance.
This framework agreement, establishes the interest of patent
offices of Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru, to create a
collaboration space in order to perform patent prosecution
promptly, high quality and low cost, aware that the protection of
inventions, through the patent system is key factor in
strengthening the economy of the region.
The Patent Prosecution Highway - known by its acronym in English
as PPH - aims to ensure that the applicant for a patent in any of
the member countries, who had been previously evaluated by any of
the other members, counts on a fast track examination, provided
Claims of both applications have sufficient correspondence
The search results and examination of the office that first
examined, are available to the subsequent office for further
It also includes a section, in which states, that the research
results and the exams outcome of the international PCT (WO/ISA y
WO, IPRP, IPER/IPEA) made by the Chilean office, will also be
considered for the scope of this agreement.
The Pilot Program will have a duration of three years and it may
be extended for an additional period of 1 year, may then after an
evaluation of the participants, define the PPH is implemented
It is important to highlight the great opportunity that this
instrument generates for our clients, who may like to register
their patents in the countries of the Alliance, as long as they
have filed an application with any of the four authorities and it
has been examined, may ensure generating an accelerated processing
for patents in other member countries and thus achieve effective
protection for their inventions without unnecessary or unjustified
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