Patents (China) [Q34]
E-mail:mail@cpahkltd.com
16. Q: When is a Chinese patent application published by the Chinese Patent Office?
  A:

According to Article 34 of the Patent Law, the Chinese Patent Office, upon completing the preliminary examination, shall publish the application promptly after the expiration of eighteen months from the date of filing. Upon the request of the applicant, the Chinese Patent Office may publish the application earlier.
 

Previous Next Close