Heads of the Japan Patent Office have recently completed an IP
symposium with corresponding leaders in the Korean Intellectual
Property Office (KIPO) and the State Intellectual Property Office
of the People's Republic of China (SIPO) in Kanagawa
Prefecture. They have been making agreements to raise cooperation
and streamline sharing of IP examination information. This raises
hopes for improved IP prosecution processes when one files to two
or more of the involved countries.
Keisen Associates, with offices in both the United States and in
Japan, offers a way to reach any and all of these three countries
in Asia easily: through our office in Tokyo, to Japan and our
partners in Korea and China, it is possible to correspond in
English with one firm to have applications filed efficiently.
Japan Patent Office. "Further Advancement to be Achieved in
JPO-KIPO-SIPO Cooperation in the IP Field: Heads of JPO-KIPO-SIPO
hold meetings." Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and
Industry. December 12, 2016. Accessed December 21, 2016. http://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2016/1212_005.html
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