Cooperation between the Mexican and Chinese PTOs to continue
On April 10, 2015, during a visit of a delegation of the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China (SIPO) to the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI), both offices have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding, in force since 2012.
Some of the planned collaboration projects include:
- Formalization of the “Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Program,” which has been in force as a pilot program since March 2013.
- Continuation of the program of training and exchange of success stories between the staff of both offices, beginning in 2015.
- Improvement and strengthening of the programs for exchange of documentation and information between both offices.