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Keisen Associates
News about intellectual property litigation comes at us frequently. Of these, the significant cases can dramatically alter the course of an enterprise, so firms may want to verify the facts about a reported litigation.
Keisen Associates
As reported recently, Japanese leaders are giving greater attention to industrial designs and their usefulness to businesses for promoting the image and attractiveness of products and services.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The guide would assist international and Japanese parties to arrange for equitable licensing of key technologies covered by SEPs.
Keisen Associates
Japan is like the United Kingdom a constitutional monarchy with an emperor residing in the palace at the heart of Tokyo. And to this day, the imperial era names selected for each successive emperor (empress) ...
Keisen Associates
Japanese tire company Bridgestone (headquartered in Tokyo) announced a victory over patent infringement by a Chinese tire maker in China's Shanghai Intellectual Property Court.
Keisen Associates
When Might the Japan Patent Office Reject a Recovered Priority Claim in a PCT Application?
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Its IP department has commented that until recently it had focused merely on gaining many patents to defend its products against competitors.
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The Study Group for Industrial Competitiveness and Designs, a project particularly of the JPO's Design Division
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In the past Keisen Associates reported on the war being waged against JASRAC (Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers) by music schools (for example, here and here).
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In another article, we discussed how to fix various substantive errors in the description of a PCT application when entering the Japanese national phase
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We have been asked what to do about recording a new applicant for a patent application that started in the PCT international phase but will be entering Japan.
Jones Day
The Act of Partial Revision of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act, Etc. was enacted on May 23, 2018, and promulgated on May 30, 2018.
Keisen Associates
The Japan Diet's Upper House passed laws regarding the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) revision on June 29, paving the way for the TPP-11 to affect trade and IP around the Pacific Rim.
Keisen Associates
A while back, the "Ikinari! Steak" steak service patent was revoked. Now a patent that the JPO refused to invalidate in a challenge has gone up to the Supreme Court.
Keisen Associates
The Japan Patent Office (JPO) has now published its initial edition of the Guide to Licensing Negotiations Involving Standard Essential Patents (issue date: June 5, 2018).
Keisen Associates
The Japanese Trademark Act has been revised as of May 30. The changes force all divisional trademark registration applications filed from June 9, 2018 to stem ...
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
The Japan Patent Office (JPO) announced on June 6 that it has begun to make available its multi-category classifications for patent inventions directed toward Internet of Things (IoT) technology in various sectors.
Keisen Associates
There has been some guessing among patent commentators that the Japan Patent Office (JPO) will make it easier for small venture businesses to put their patent applications on the "Super Accelerated Examination" ...
Keisen Associates
Applicants may want to file an Amendment to a Japanese patent application for a variety of reasons. However, it is important to be aware of the deadline when an amendment has to reach the JPO.
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Its IP department has commented that until recently it had focused merely on gaining many patents to defend its products against competitors.
Keisen Associates
Japan is like the United Kingdom a constitutional monarchy with an emperor residing in the palace at the heart of Tokyo. And to this day, the imperial era names selected for each successive emperor (empress) ...
Keisen Associates
When Might the Japan Patent Office Reject a Recovered Priority Claim in a PCT Application?
Keisen Associates
The Study Group for Industrial Competitiveness and Designs, a project particularly of the JPO's Design Division
Keisen Associates
Japanese tire company Bridgestone (headquartered in Tokyo) announced a victory over patent infringement by a Chinese tire maker in China's Shanghai Intellectual Property Court.
Keisen Associates
In the past Keisen Associates reported on the war being waged against JASRAC (Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers) by music schools (for example, here and here).
Keisen Associates
The Japan Patent Office (JPO) announced on June 6 that it has begun to make available its multi-category classifications for patent inventions directed toward Internet of Things (IoT) technology in various sectors.
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
The Japan Diet's Upper House passed laws regarding the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) revision on June 29, paving the way for the TPP-11 to affect trade and IP around the Pacific Rim.
Keisen Associates
A while back, the "Ikinari! Steak" steak service patent was revoked. Now a patent that the JPO refused to invalidate in a challenge has gone up to the Supreme Court.
Keisen Associates
We have been asked what to do about recording a new applicant for a patent application that started in the PCT international phase but will be entering Japan.
Keisen Associates
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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