The ASEAN Patent Examination Cooperation (ASPEC) is the first regional patent work-sharing programme among 9 participating ASEAN Member States (AMS) IP Offices of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, the Phillippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Applicants will be able to take advantage of expedited processes at participating AMS IP from the time of filling an ASPEC request until grant.

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