Utility Model
Application is filed
2 weeks
Preliminary Examination
Filing receipt issued
9 – 12 months
Notice of Allowance (NoA) will be issued
Issue Fee shall be paid within 2 months
2 months
Certificate issued.
Patent published onto the Patent Gazette
* The time frame shown above indicates average processing time of the CNIPA, it can be varied from the actual situation due to the subject matter of application.