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Seiwa Patent & Law
The JPO has announced that it will allow patenting of food/drink inventions characterized by their novel use applications (use-limited food/drink invention) based on its newly-revised Examination Guidelines...
Seiwa Patent & Law
One year has passed since the post-grant opposition system was reinstated on April 1, 2015, after a 12-year hiatus since 2003.
Seiwa Patent & Law
プロダクト・バイ・プロセス(PBP)クレームのクレーム解釈及び明確性要件について判示した平成27年6月5日の最高裁判決(平成24年(受)第1204
Seiwa Patent & Law
The Unfair Competition Prevention Law (the "UCPL") was established in Japan in 1934, in acceding to the Paris Convention.
Seiwa Patent & Law
Article 35 of the Patent Law, which prescribes the employee invention system, was amended by the 2015 revision in order to reduce potential litigation risk, which may otherwise increase as technical innovations made by businesses become more highly developed and complicated.
Seiwa Patent & Law
The Intellectual Property High Court handed down a decision on January 20, 2017, in the 11th Grand Panel case in total, i.e., Appeal Case No. 2016 (ne) 10046, in which injunction against patent infringement was sought.
Atsumi & Sakai
Works in which thoughts or sentiments are expressed in a creative way, and which fall within the literary, scientific, artistic or musical domain, are copyrightable.
Kubota
In a judgment issued on October 31, 2016, the Intellectual Property High Court rejected the Plaintiff's claim that the Defendant's use of a similar food package constitutes unfair competition.
Kubota
On September 28, 2016, the Intellectual Property High Court issued a judgment in a patent infringement action involving facial care machines.
Kubota
On May 17, 2016, the "JPO" made an announcement on bad faith trademark filings, telling legitimate trademark owners not to give up filing of new applications...
Kubota
In a judgment issued on December 24, 2015, the IP High Court held that a seller of chipsets is liable for the purchaser's damages caused by the purchaser agreeing to pay money to a patent owner...
Kubota
In a judgment issued on March 30, 2016, the Tokyo District Court held that a patent that was granted extension of term may be enforced, not only against a product that was the subject of...
Keisen Associates
This raises hopes for improved IP prosecution processes when one files to two or more of the involved countries.
Keisen Associates
Please note that you would not receive any letter from the JPO regarding the renewal instructions, and there is no specific renewal requirement in Japan.
Keisen Associates
Furthermore, the JPO will examine applications filed on or after April 1, 2016 under the Guidelines and Handbook-specified procedures that are updated to meet requirements of the Patent Law Treaty.
Keisen Associates
This patent may come as a surprise for its non-mechanical, general content of a method for serve steaks.
Nakamura & Partners
The "first-to-file" principle has been long adopted and an exclusive right to a trademark shall come into force upon the trademark being registered at the Japan Patent Office (JPO).
Keisen Associates
Keisen Associates hopes that this new slideshow presentation may introduce you to the options you have for protecting your work in Japan, and how we can help you.
Nakamura & Partners
Before initiating litigation, in most cases, an IP right holder sends a warning letter to an alleged infringer in an ordinary situation.
Nakamura & Partners
The international application under PCT must be entered into the national phase within 30 months from the earliest priority date of the international application.
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Atsumi & Sakai
Works in which thoughts or sentiments are expressed in a creative way, and which fall within the literary, scientific, artistic or musical domain, are copyrightable.
Keisen Associates
This raises hopes for improved IP prosecution processes when one files to two or more of the involved countries.
Nakamura & Partners
The "first-to-file" principle has been long adopted and an exclusive right to a trademark shall come into force upon the trademark being registered at the Japan Patent Office (JPO).
Kubota
In a judgment issued on March 30, 2016, the Tokyo District Court held that a patent that was granted extension of term may be enforced, not only against a product that was the subject of...
Keisen Associates
This patent may come as a surprise for its non-mechanical, general content of a method for serve steaks.
Kubota
In a judgment issued on October 31, 2016, the Intellectual Property High Court rejected the Plaintiff's claim that the Defendant's use of a similar food package constitutes unfair competition.
Kubota
On May 17, 2016, the "JPO" made an announcement on bad faith trademark filings, telling legitimate trademark owners not to give up filing of new applications...
Kubota
On September 28, 2016, the Intellectual Property High Court issued a judgment in a patent infringement action involving facial care machines.
Nakamura & Partners
Before initiating litigation, in most cases, an IP right holder sends a warning letter to an alleged infringer in an ordinary situation.
Kubota
In a judgment issued on December 24, 2015, the IP High Court held that a seller of chipsets is liable for the purchaser's damages caused by the purchaser agreeing to pay money to a patent owner...
Keisen Associates
Please note that you would not receive any letter from the JPO regarding the renewal instructions, and there is no specific renewal requirement in Japan.
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
本件は、「振動機能付き椅子」という名称の発明に係る特許権(以下「本件特許」)を有する控訴人(原審原告)が、被控訴人(原審被告A
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