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Keisen Associates
Missed the first deadline for an Office Action response? Since the Revision to Japanese Patent Law effective from April 2016, the JPO has modified rules for extending the deadline...
Keisen Associates
Now JASRAC (Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers) has formally begun a further step in its mission to enforce copyright in a range of public space.
Keisen Associates
Biotechnology venture company MYTECH of Kobe, Japan filed a patent application for early detection technology for cancer.
Jones Day
In April 2015, Japan started using a new opposition system that allows challenges to the validity of newly issued patents at the Japan Patent Office ("JPO").
Keisen Associates
Biotechnology venture company MYTECH of Kobe, Japan filed a patent application for early detection technology for cancer.
Keisen Associates
Representatives for a number of major music schools, particularly those (like Yamaha) involved in sale of musical instruments...
Keisen Associates
JASRAC, Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers, is again facing criticism. Recently it has received pushback from music schools and other establishments that use music...
Keisen Associates
They have not always, however, been easily arranged for overseas applicants.
Keisen Associates
Chapter 1 of the 2017 Annual Report by the JPO does not surprise in too many ways.
Keisen Associates
The JPO is making its procedures for examining trademark applications that have been preceded by defectively filed applications more transparent after some confusion that caught up the media in Japan.
Keisen Associates
An old trademark associated with a failed business's old products, such as tape cassettes, seems like a hard sell.
Keisen Associates
In a possibly consequential decision, the IP High Court overturned the Tokyo District Court's infringement case decision against Debiopharm International S.A., judging that plaintiff Nichi-Iko's patent...
Keisen Associates
The Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers (JASRAC) is known for being strict, even (some would say) overbearing with those who perform music that is covered by...
Keisen Associates
The JPO recently issued the JPO Status Report 2017 (in Japanese and English) to give the public a better idea of how the JPO is working to improve its services. Commissioner Yoshinori Komiya...
Keisen Associates
While Asian countries are often seen as loose on copyright infringement, the Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers (JASRAC) is known for being strict...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Japan Patent Office is planning on using artificial intelligence in the processing of patents. AI will help to automate ‘cumbersome' tasks in patent, trademark and design applications...
Keisen Associates
Missed the first deadline for an Office Action response?
Keisen Associates
The Japan Patent Office (JPO) continues to expand its Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) network with pilot programs initiated with the INPI of Brazil and Argentina, respectively, from April 1, 2017.
Keisen Associates
Since the Revision to Japanese Patent Law effective from April 2016, the JPO has modified rules for extending the deadline for responding to Pre-Appeal Office Actions*, both minor and major.
Jones Day
The Japan Patent Office has been accepting applications for certain new types of trademarks, including those consisting of sounds and colors, since April 1, 2015, in accordance with the Trademark Act...
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Keisen Associates
JASRAC, Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers, is again facing criticism. Recently it has received pushback from music schools and other establishments that use music...
Keisen Associates
Representatives for a number of major music schools, particularly those (like Yamaha) involved in sale of musical instruments...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Japan Patent Office is planning on using artificial intelligence in the processing of patents. AI will help to automate ‘cumbersome' tasks in patent, trademark and design applications...
Keisen Associates
They have not always, however, been easily arranged for overseas applicants.
Keisen Associates
An old trademark associated with a failed business's old products, such as tape cassettes, seems like a hard sell.
Seiwa Patent & Law
The Unfair Competition Prevention Law (the "UCPL") was established in Japan in 1934, in acceding to the Paris Convention.
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
東南アジア知財アップデート: インドネシア改正特許法及び改正商標法のポイント
Keisen Associates
Chapter 1 of the 2017 Annual Report by the JPO does not surprise in too many ways.
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.
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.
Jones Day
The Japan Patent Office has been accepting applications for certain new types of trademarks, including those consisting of sounds and colors, since April 1, 2015, in accordance with the Trademark Act...
Keisen Associates
Since the Revision to Japanese Patent Law effective from April 2016, the JPO has modified rules for extending the deadline for responding to Pre-Appeal Office Actions*, both minor and major.
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