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DesignView more

2018/07/09 Novelty Grace Period in Japan Extended to 1 Year
-Applicable to Disclosure on and after Dec. 9, 2017-
2018/05/16 IP Statistics May 2018 in Japan
2017/10/17 Court Cases Related to Picture Provided by Image Display for Operation of Article
2017/05/11 Revision of Design Examination Guidelines in relation to "Shading", "Reference view" and "Lack of novelty"

Others (Copyright, Unfair Competition, Domain Name, etc.)View more

2017/12/06 Protection of "Shop Exterior" under the Unfair Competition Prevention Law
2017/11/10 GI registrations for "Prosciutto di Parma"

Patent/Utility ModelView more

2018/07/09 Novelty Grace Period in Japan Extended to 1 Year
-Applicable to Disclosure on and after Dec. 9, 2017-
2018/05/16 IP Statistics May 2018 in Japan
2017/05/24 Influences of the Supreme Court Decisions in June 2015 on the Practice of Product-by-Process (PBP) Claims
2017/05/02 IP High Court Grand Panel Decision and Supreme Court Decision Establishing New Interpretive Criteria for the Doctrine of Equivalents (DoE)

TrademarkView more

2018/05/16 IP Statistics May 2018 in Japan
2017/05/12 Tendency of JPO's Examination Practice of New-Type Trademarks in First Two Years following 2015 Trademark Law Revision
2017/04/24 Recent Court Cases relating to Trademark Infringement on the Internet
2016/07/08 Japan Patent Statistics 2000-2015

TreatiesView more

2016/04/28 Revisions to the Japan Patent Law as Preparations for the Patent Law Treaty (PLT)
- Summary of the 2015 revision (effective from April 1, 2016) -
2015/04/08 Japanese Design Applications can be filed
through the HAGUE SYSTEM on and after May 13, 2015
2014/05/08 Revision of Japanese Design Law
for Acceding to the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement
2012/07/11 WIPO published 2011 PCT Statistics

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