On July 6, 2017, the New Zealand Intellectual Property Office (IPONZ) and the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce of Colombia (SIC) are joining the International Patent Prosecution Program Highway. ”

A multilateral agreement, comprising a total of 20 national industrial property offices, among them the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM), permitting patent applicants to file an accelerated review of the number of offices Participants if the seva sol·licitud contains claims that are patentable / grantable prior to any of the higher offices participating in the project.