Under the PCT-PPH pilot programme at the EPO, a PPH request filed with theone of the other IP5 offices, i.e. JPO, USPTO, SIPO and the USPTOKIPO, or with one of the offices with which the EPO launched bilateral PPH pilot programmes on 1 January 2015, i.e. CIPO (Canada), ILPO (Israel), IMPI (Mexico) and IPOS (Singapore), can also be based on an IPER established by the EPO as IPEA (see point 246). In early 2014 the PCT-PPH programme will be revised. For more information reference is made to points 247 ff.
PCT Newsletter 10/2013, 2
Irrespective of the PPH pilot programme any applicant may request accelerated examination under the PACE programme in the procedure before the EPO as elected Office at any time. For more information on the PACE programme reference is made to chapter E (see points 441 ff).
OJ 2010, 352
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