The JPO is conducting comparatively high-level and detailed examinations. Design registration hurdles in Japan compared to other countries should be considered.
In PTO cases, a problem is evaluating the evidence value of private documents for patent invalidation or opposition in Patent litigation.
Always register IP under the company name, even when it is supported or created by the president’s technical capabilities.
Global SEP licensing negotiations are continuing to be transformed, and The Japan Patent Office (JPO) has published the 2nd Edition of its Guide To Licensing Negotiations Involving Standard Essential Patents.
WIPO GREEN connects climate change problems with sustainable solutions. We see the WIPO GREEN, IPO GREEN and the GXTI as useful resources for all companies, including SME’s in developing and improving their IP and business strategy.
Japan’s IPO GREEN is a vital resource for all SME’s. We see the WIPO GREEN, IPO GREEN and the GXTI as useful resources for all companies, including SME’s in developing and improving their IP and business strategy. So we also expect the GXTI to be a valuable resource in helping us guide clients, and their IP and business strategies.
JJapan’s JPO Green Transformation Technologies Inventory (GXTI) has now been launched. We see the WIPO GREEN, IPO GREEN and the GXTI as useful resources for all companies, including SME’s in developing and improving their IP and business strategy. So we also expect the GXTI to be a valuable resource in helping us guide clients, and their IP and business strategies.
…”a fast-track examination framework that enables users to make a simple request to accelerate the examination of a patent application pending at an Office (Office of later examination) when a corresponding application has been found allowable/patentable by another Office (Office of earlier examination)”
“Human innovation is inevitable, but its outcomes are not. The direction of innovation is the result of multiple actions by entrepreneurs, researchers, consumers and policy-makers, and society’s needs can change quickly as they did during the fast-spreading COVID-19 pandemic.”
n patent infringement cases, the “infringement discussion” (whether or not the alleged infringing product actually infringes the patent right) is the first hurdle in the courts in any country.
The JPO has issued its decision dismissing the appeal against the decision of refusal in the examination of the Christian Louboutin “Red Sole High Heels trademark” case.
The JPO’s “Action Plan for Utilization of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology” to improve the efficiency and quality of the JPO administrative work. This is an update from the 2017 six-year plan: in fact, the JPO has promoted the project while revising the Action Plan annually.
The purpose of the 15th of the IP5, was to consider “the contribution of IP systems toward helping to solve global challenges, focusing on Goals 7, 9, and 17 of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).” In fact, on June 9 2022 the JPO led SDG IP collaboration among global powers
As a Japanese patent attorney, I’ve handled, and I’m aware that there are a large number of applications to Asian countries, especially China and South Korea.
It seems that the landscape of IP protection in large companies, compared to that of SMEs, is completely different – this is not the case only in Japan, but globally. It is vital to understand the differences between SME and Corporate IP Treatment by the PTOs and in business.
Unlike in other countries, in Japan JPO appeals are more advantageous than examinations. In general, there is a higher possibility of successful acquisition of rights at the appeal stage than at the examination stage
Hosted by the JPO, on March 17, 2022. The Trilateral Offices, consisting of the Japan Patent Office (JPO), the European Patent Office (EPO), and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) held a symposium on IP and Carbon Neutral technologies.
As stated by the Japan Patent Office (JPO)…“In recent years, Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) are more actively debated due to the accumulation of court decisions and the trends in efforts by the government in each country