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Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a proposal from his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)'s Intellectual Property Strategy Investigation Committee on May 17
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Over the past several months, a debate over a website hosting free (pirated) manga (Japanese comic) content, Mangamura("Manga Village") and similar sites.
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Japan's Intellectual Property High Court's seventh chief judge, Makiko Takabe, was installed on May 5, 2018.
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Japan's Intellectual Property High Court's seventh chief judge, Makiko Takabe, was installed on May 5, 2018. Her inaugural greeting is now available on the IP High Court's website.
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Takeda Pharmaceuticals, ranked in the top 20 pharmaceutical companies in the world in sales, is seeking to grow its technological base with a merger by a $64 billion purchase of Ireland's Shire.
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Kikkoman Corporation, a major producer of soy sauce in Japan, succeeded with its trademark application for its well-known sauce dispensing bottle.
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We are asked from time to time if a power of attorney (POA) is truly necessary when filing a case before the Japan Patent Office (JPO).
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Comparatively speaking, the requirements for the design of an icon are quite strict with the JPO.
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The JPO published its JPO Status Report 2018 recently, including reports on the JPO's activities in promoting IP domestically and globally. Its "Facts and Events 2017" section highlights some of the standards in examination.
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The JPO is extending its Patent Prosecution Highway programs for accelerated examinations of patent applications allowed in the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) ...
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JASRAC (Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers), as noted in "JASRAC Sues Establishments for Copyright Infringement" last year, began waging litigation...
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The Japan Platform for Patent Information (JPlat-Pat), the online search engine for Japanese and related intellectual property applications, is now refined to be able to perform more detailed...
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As we say in Japan, "Even monkeys fall from trees." Even expert inventors, applicants, writers, and agents can make errors in their patent documents.
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Recently Keisen Associates ran a popular article on how the Japan Patent Office (JPO) is concerned over complicated arbitration concerning the Standard Essential Patents (SEPs)
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In Japan, an applicant may file a divisional patent application (in accordance with Patent Act Art. 44). This is possible from the filing of the application until prescribed deadlines.
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Last year saw a spate of copyright-related conflicts between the large Japanese music copyright institution, JASRAC, and various private music schools, businesses (where copyrighted BGM was being played) ...
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A patent's duration is fairly standard in Japan: 20 years from the filing date.
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Japanese translations of technical patent documents can be very costly. Are they necessary? Here are some possible ideas applicants may have to save money–and the risks associated with them.
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Last year saw a spate of copyright-related conflicts between the large Japanese music copyright institution, JASRAC, and various private music schools, businesses ...
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Applicants wonder about filing pre-examination amendments (for example, to delete claims) for the Japanese national stage of their Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) international applications.
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The JPO published its JPO Status Report 2018 recently, including reports on the JPO's activities in promoting IP domestically and globally. Its "Facts and Events 2017" section highlights some of the standards in examination.
Keisen Associates
Comparatively speaking, the requirements for the design of an icon are quite strict with the JPO.
Keisen Associates
We are asked from time to time if a power of attorney (POA) is truly necessary when filing a case before the Japan Patent Office (JPO).
Keisen Associates
The JPO is extending its Patent Prosecution Highway programs for accelerated examinations of patent applications allowed in the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) ...
Keisen Associates
Kikkoman Corporation, a major producer of soy sauce in Japan, succeeded with its trademark application for its well-known sauce dispensing bottle.
Keisen Associates
JASRAC (Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers), as noted in "JASRAC Sues Establishments for Copyright Infringement" last year, began waging litigation...
Keisen Associates
Recently Keisen Associates ran a popular article on how the Japan Patent Office (JPO) is concerned over complicated arbitration concerning the Standard Essential Patents (SEPs)
Keisen Associates
The Japan Platform for Patent Information (JPlat-Pat), the online search engine for Japanese and related intellectual property applications, is now refined to be able to perform more detailed...
Keisen Associates
As we say in Japan, "Even monkeys fall from trees." Even expert inventors, applicants, writers, and agents can make errors in their patent documents.
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In 2017, the JPO had been trying to institute a system of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to force patent owners and prospective licensees to reach positive resolution when negotiations failed.
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Last year saw a spate of copyright-related conflicts between the large Japanese music copyright institution, JASRAC, and various private music schools, businesses ...
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A patent's duration is fairly standard in Japan: 20 years from the filing date.
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