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PPH (Patent Prosecution Highway) between Japan and India starts in 2019
The JPO will support universities in obtaining patent protection
Japan rises to 5th in WEF competitiveness rankings
Chugai Pharma filed a suit regarding HERCEPTIN, drug for breast cancer treatment
Allegro IP Presents at BioJapan 2018
JFTC will launch investigation on bullying based on IP not only by JP companies but also by foreign companies
1. Filing Application | Translation | PCT national phase entry
2. Request for Examination | PPH
3. Office Action | Prosecution
4. Registration | Annuity | Assignment
6. Other Topics (court decision, pharmaceutical, trademark, design, etc.)
Addition of Inventor and Assignment Recordal
After receipt of Decision of Grant – Registration Fee and Annuity Payment
IP High Court Grand Panel decision on Legal Interest and Inventiveness
Drawings in Japanese application
Other topics regarding PCT national phase entry into Japan
Find troublesome to ask for quotes and/or due dates? – Automatically calculating rough estimates regarding Japanese patents.
Amendments made in the international stage should be translated when entering PCT national phase into Japan?
Is Power of Attorney required when filing patent application in Japan?
Grace Period in Japan extended from 6 months to 1 year
Half Deduction of Official Fees before the Japan Patent Office
Patent Litigation in Japan – liability, provisional rights, approach potential infringer, etc.
Q&A regarding Patent Litigation in Japan – costs, length, evidence, damages, etc.
Prohibition of Shift Amendment under the Japanese Patent Practice
Q&A regarding Prior User Rights in Japan
Is there any Duty of Disclosure before the Japan Patent Office?
The use of ambiguous words in the claims acceptable under the Japanese patent practice?
Enablement Requirements and Support Requirements under the Japanese patent practice
Amendments are very restricted when filing an Appeal against a Decision of Rejection in Japan.
Very strict restrictions to amendments on claims of patent application in Japan
Supreme Court Decision on Product-by-Process Claims in Japan
Backing by the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Tie-Up with DANNALAB B.V. (The Netherlands)
Trends in Inventions of Japanese Universities
Japanese Translation Price Discount
Allegro IP Presents at BIO Asia International Conference
Schedule of Charges 2018
Dr. Murata’s research work broadcasted on NHK TV
Deduction of Official Fees for Small Entities before the Japan Patent Office
Extension of Grace Period before the Japan Patent Office
The due date for filing a response to an Office Action can be extended in Japan?
By when the Japanese translation should be prepared for the patent application filed in a foreign language?
PPH-plus between JPO and BruIPO
PPH between JPO and IPONZ
Tokyo-Yokohama ranked as top cluster of inventive activity
Promotion of the Use of Generic Drugs in Japan
Bad-faith Trademark Filings in Japan
The chance of winning patent litigation in Japan is not so low – 44%!
How to expedite examination before the Japan Patent Office?
Divisional Patent Application in Japan
Timeline of Examination Procedure before the Japan Patent Office
Patentable Subject Matter under the Japanese Patent Practice
Recent Grant Rate and Trends in Accelerated Examination regarding Japanese Patent Applications
The Benefits of Japanese Patent Law System over Those of the US’s in the Pharmaceutical Area (2)
The Benefits of Japanese Patent Law System over Those of the US’s in the Pharmaceutical Area (1)