World Intellectual Property Organization

China Notifications

The State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) signed a cooperation agreement with WIPO in November 2013.

SIPO will:

  • operate as a depositing office and accessing office under the Framework Provisions for the Centralized Access to Search and Examination (CASE) ("The Framework") established on 1 March 2013;
  • provide all available search and examination documents to WIPO CASE via Web Services for patent applications filed at SIPO;
  • access WIPO CASE via a link from the SIPO Cloud Patent Examination Solution (CPES).

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