Handling of “Trademark of Color (One Color) Only” in Japan. What is the Latest Progress of the Japan Patent Office Louboutin Shoe Case?

Since April 1, 2017, due to a revision of the law, a trademark consisting only of colors can be registered in Japan. As a result, a number of color trademark applications have been filed in the Japan Patent Office (JPO) as well as in Europe and the United States. As of 2020, the JPO has […]