Oct 28,2016
Annual report by the JPO June 2016 IP News in Japan
Apr 20,2016
Patent Term Extendable Based on Approval for Different Usage of Pharmaceutical Product Supreme Court Dismisses JPOfs Final Appeal IP News in Japan
Apr 11,2016
All foreign languages became acceptable for patent filings in Japan
(Effective: April 1, 2016.)
IP News in Japan
Apr 04,2016
Status Report published by the JPO April 4, 2016 IP News in Japan
Jun 03,2014
Trends of Patent Applications in Japan in 2013 IP News in Japan
Aug 19,2013
Trends of Trademark Applications of Japan IP News in Japan
Aug 08,2013
Trends of Design Patent Applications of Japan IP News in Japan
Jul 09,2013
Brief Summary of JPO Annual Report 2013 IP News in Japan
Jul 03,2013
Revised Guidelines for "Unity of Invention" and "Shifting Amendment"
(Effective: July 1, 2013)
IP News in Japan
May 31,2012
The 7th revised edition of "How to Draft Patent Specifications", published by the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry IP News in Japan
Aug 24,2012
Brief Summary of JPO Annual Report 2012 IP News in Japan
Feb 24,2012
Intellectual Property High Court Ruled that Internet Shopping Mall Operators Can be Found Liable for Trademark Infringement IP News in Japan
Feb 17,2012
Determination Criteria for Product-by-Process Claims was Standardized by Intellectual Property High Court in Japan IP News in Japan
Dec 14,2011
The Cabinet approves Amendment to the Patent Act etc. of Japan
to be effective from April 1, 2012
IP News in Japan
Aug 10,2011
Brief Summary of JPO 2011 Annual Report IP News in Japan
Jul 11,2011
Reduction of Official Fees for Request for Examination IP News in Japan
Jul 01,2011
Amendment to the Patent Act of Japan, Year 2011 IP News in Japan
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