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Q123. Filing an Appeal against Examiner’s Decision of Rejection

Q123. Filing an Appeal against Examiner’s Decision of Rejection
 How and when to appeal against Examiner’s decision of rejection?

A123. By filing a written appeal to the JPO within three months (for domestic) or four months (for foreign) from a date of a transmittal of Examiner’s decision of rejection. The written appeal must contain names and domiciles/residences of an appellant and a representative, a case identification, and a purport and reasons of the appeal. The reasons of the appeal can be complemented afterward.