How to make a request for accelerated examination under the PPH
Please refer to the procedure for requesting accelerated examination (33Kb) with us based on an application filed with the DPMA.
A request checklist (17Kb) is also available so that you can check that you are including all of the required supporting documentation when you request accelerated examination with us.
A completed request checklist should be the uppermost document when requesting acceleration under the PPH agreement to ensure that your request receives prompt attention.
All requests for accelerated examination with us under the PPH should be accompanied by the required supporting documentation and should be addressed to:
Intellectual Property Office
E-mail requests for accelerated examination under the PPH should be sent to PPH@ipo.gov.uk and should include all of the required supporting documentation.
Accelerated examination at the DPMA
Please refer to the procedure for requesting accelerated examination at the DPMA based on an application filed with us.
For further information or advice on requesting accelerated examination under the PPH please contact Charles Jarman +44 (0)1633 814782 or email PPH@ipo.gov.uk