STATISTICS – As of September 2020
Total of 710 ASPEC requests1 submitted.
Average pendency rate to first office action after ASPEC request2 : 8.4 months
Number of ASPEC requests with a first or final office action : 554
Allowance rate at final decision: 99.4%
1Include 3 PCT-ASPEC requests in which SG is both the 1st and 2nd AMS.
2For ASPEC requests in which an office action had been issued