Introduction on the Administrative Regulations of Prioritized Patent Examination

(Author: Qi LIU; Source: CCPIT)

In order to enrich and develop the situations for using the prioritized patent examination system, further shorten the examination cycle, improve the efficiency, as well as boost up Chinese economy, the Chinese Patent Office newly released the “Administrative Regulations of Prioritized Patent Examination” (hereafter referred to as “New Regulations”), which took effect as of Aug.1st , 2017. The old Regulations, in effective since Aug.1st , 2012, have been annulled at the same time.

The Release of the New Regulations will definitely be good news to all . . .

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