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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.
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.
Nakamura & Partners
Many incidents have recently been reported concerning misappropriation of Japanese companies' trade secret, especially by foreign entities.
Nakamura & Partners
The plaintiff, who holds a design right for a partial design of an article "Packaging Box" (Design Registration No. 1440898; the "Design Right"), alleged against the defendant...
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
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
In this case, the Plaintiff brought a law suit seeking an injunction against the Defendants to stop them from importing and selling their products and to demand compensation for damages.
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
本件では特に、特許法 102 条 1 項に基づき損害額を算定するに際し、同項ただし書の「販売することができない事情」の有無が争われました。
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
商標登録出願の審査の実務における解釈・運用等を まとめた「商標審査基準」が改訂され、平成 28 年 4 月 1 日以降の審査に適用されています。
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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
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...
Nakamura & Partners
Before initiating litigation, in most cases, an IP right holder sends a warning letter to an alleged infringer in an ordinary situation.
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
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 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.
Nakamura & Partners
Many incidents have recently been reported concerning misappropriation of Japanese companies' trade secret, especially by foreign entities.
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
In this case, the Plaintiff brought a law suit seeking an injunction against the Defendants to stop them from importing and selling their products and to demand compensation for damages.
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...
Nakamura & Partners
The plaintiff, who holds a design right for a partial design of an article "Packaging Box" (Design Registration No. 1440898; the "Design Right"), alleged against the defendant...
Keisen Associates
This patent may come as a surprise for its non-mechanical, general content of a method for serve steaks.
Kubota
On September 28, 2016, the Intellectual Property High Court issued a judgment in a patent infringement action involving facial care machines.
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