Several applicants including Startups and MSMEs may be interested in getting quicker patent grants in countries like Japan that would empower them for expanding their businesses as well to protect their invention from future infringement in such countries. Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) is one such initiative designed for conducting accelerated patent prosecution procedures between patent offices. A bilateral Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program was commenced between the Indian Patent Office (IPO) and the Japanese Patent Office (JPO) that enables applicants to request for expedited examination in an Office of Later Examination (OLE) based on allowance/patentability of claims in an Office of Earlier Examination (OEE). To ensure better awareness about this program, which may be not known to several Indian applicants, we present this webinar that will enable Applicants to get maximum benefits by just understanding some procedural concepts. This webinar will cover the simplest possible explanation regarding the following aspects:
Dr. Hyacintha Lobo Hyacintha is a Senior Patent Associate at IIPRD and Khurana & Khurana, and a Registered Patent Agent. She has earned 4 years of extensive experience in dealing with IP matters including Patent Drafting, Patent Analytics and Patent Prosecution in the field of Material Chemistry, Textiles, Polymers, Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Life Sciences. In her current role, she is broadening her expertise in other domains such as Mechanical, Electronics, Telecommunication, and Software. Hyacintha holds a doctorate degree from UDCT and around 2 years of international post-doctoral research experience. She has also co-authored 11 peer reviewed scientific articles in international journals.