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Notes for the Designation of Japan in an International Design Application under the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement

May, 2015

The following document outlines the essential information for those who intend to designate Japan on filing an international design application under the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs (Designation of Japan in an international design application is effective as from 13 May, 2015.):

Notes for the Designation of Japan in an International Design Application under the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement (PDF: 181KB)

[Japanese version (PDF: 206KB)]

【References】

WIPO Seminar on the Hague System (Geneva, June 2016) -Feedback from the Japan Patent Office as the Office of a Designated Contracting Party under the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement- (External link)

Design Act (Tentative translation) (External link)

Examination Guidelines for Design

[Last updated 5 September 2016]

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