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2017

24 May. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Joined Five Trademark Offices (TM5) Mid-Term Meeting

10 May. 2017

Obtaining IP Rights - Appeals/Trials
Manual for Trial and Appeal Proceedings (16th edition)
JPO Video
Mock Oral Proceeding

9 May. 2017

Press Releases
Quality of Patent Examination for Standards-Related Inventions Improved( External link )
International topics - Cooperation in Human Resource Development - Assistance to Developing Countries - JPO Cooperation in Human Resource Development
Training Programs(short)
Training Programs(middle)

1 May. 2017

JPO Activities - Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) - Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO)
Guidelines (Requirements and procedures in detail) and Request form

26 April. 2017

JPO Activities - Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) - Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
Guidelines (Requirements and procedures in detail) and Request form
About JPO - History of Industrial Property Rights - World Intellectual Property Day
Celebrating World IP Day 2017
Statistics/References - Statistics
Preliminary Statistical Data on Applications, Requests and Registrations

25 April. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
The Japan Patent Office (The JPO) exchanged opinions with the American Intellectual Property Law Associations(AIPLA)

24 April. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
The Japan Patent Office (The JPO) had exchange of opinions with Mr. Rader, former Chief Judge, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Obtaining IP Rights - Patents - Classification
FI Revision Information

21 April. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
WIPO/JAPAN Fund Training Course on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Judges Conducted

19 April. 2017

Press Releases
Report Compiled by the Intellectual Property System Study Group for the Fourth Industrial Revolution ( External link )

14 April. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Meeting of IP5 Deputy Heads was Held

13 April. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Members of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) visited the JPO

12 April. 2017

Home - International topics - Cooperation in Human Resource Development - Assistance to Developing Countries - JPO Cooperation in Human Resource Development
縁-Enishi-
Thesis Titles of Long-Term Researchers
About JPO - History of Industrial Property Rights
Invention Day

11 April. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Trilateral Heads of Offices Meeting was Held

7 April. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
The 14th Japan-Korea Trademark Expert Meeting and the 3rd Japan-Korea Trademark Examiner Exchange were held

5 April. 2017

International topics
Cooperation for facilitating Patent Grant (CPG) – Guidelines for CPG with MIH of Cambodia were updated -

4 April. 2017

JPO Activities - Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)

3 April. 2017

JPO Activities - Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) - Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the National Institute of Industrial property of Brazil (INPI)
PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Argentina (INPI)
Guidelines (Requirements and procedures in detail) and Request form
PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP)
About JPO - Organization
Principal Officers of JPO
JPO Activities - Examination on Design Right
Design Examination Schedule in the fiscal year of 2017

31 March. 2017

Home - Obtaining IP Rights - Patents
Classification

30 March. 2017

Statistics/References - References
JPO Status Report 2017
Obtaining IP Rights - Trademarks - Information about Classification of Goods and Services - International Cooperation on Classification of Goods and Services
Publication of Japan-Korea Concordance List of Similar Group Codes (Corresponding to theTM5 ID list)

29 March. 2017

Obtaining IP Rights - Appeals/Trials
Status of Opposition to Grant of Patent and Points to Note about Procedures
Statistics/References - References - Reports
Trial and Appeal Practitioner Study Group Report 2016 (Summary)

24 March. 2017

JPO Activities - Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) - Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights (DGIP)
Guidelines (Requirements and procedures in detail) and Request form
JPO Activities - Trial and Appeal Examination
Decisions (12 new decisions have been added.)
Statistics/References - Statistics
Preliminary Statistical Data on Applications, Requests and Registrations

22 March. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JICA Counterpart Training for Indonesia: Study Visit Training for Patent Appeal Board Members
Laws and Regulations - Examination Guidelines
Examination Handbook for Patent and Utility Model in Japan

17 March. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Agreed to Start PPH Pilot Program with INPI and INAPI
Obtaining IP Rights - Appeals/Trials - International Cooperation in Trails/Appeals
PTAB Bar Association Inaugural Conference Held

15 March. 2017

International topics - JPO-KIPO-SIPO
Comparative Study on Examination Practices among JPO, KIPO and SIPO

10 March. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Study Group from Vietnamese IP Agencies Visited JPO
JPO Conducted IPR Training Course for IP Protection Lawyers
JPO Conducted Training Course on Patent Examination Practices for Thailand

3 March. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted IPR Training Course on Trademark Examinations under the Madrid Protocol for Cambodia

1 March. 2017

Obtaining IP Rights - International Applications - PCT International Applications - International Searching Authority/International Preliminary Examining Authority - How to Pay Fees to ISA/JP or IPEA/JP from Outside Japan
Schedule of PCT fees in JPO

24 February. 2017

Obtaining IP Rights - Trademarks - Information about Classification of Goods and Services - International Cooperation on Classification of Goods and Services
Publication of Japan-Taiwan Concordance List of Similar Group Codes (Corresponding to Nice Classification 11th edition, version 2017 (NCL11-2017))

20 February. 2017

JPO Activities - Trial and Appeal Examination
Decisions (12 new decisions have been added.)

17 February. 2017

Public Comments Invitation
Invitation for Public Comments on the Draft Revision of Design Examination Guidelines
Statistics/References - Statistics
Preliminary Statistical Data on Applications, Requests and Registrations

7 February. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted Training Course on Patent Examination Practices for South Africa

6 February. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted Training Course On Trademark Examination Practices (Basic Program)

3 February. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
SAIC of the People's Republic of China Visited JPO

2 February. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Dr. Francis Gurry, Director General of WIPO Visited JPO

1 February. 2017

International topics - Seminars and Symposia
Symposium on Patent Litigation in Europe and Japan 2016 -Infringement and Validity Issues for Enforcement Strategy-

31 January. 2017

Obtaining IP Rights - Trademarks - Information about Classification of Goods and Services - International Cooperation on Classification of Goods and Services
Publication of Japan-Korea Concordance List of Similar Group Codes (Corresponding to Nice Classification, 11th edition, Version 2017)

27 January. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Director General of IPOPHL Visited JPO
Statistics/References - Statistics
Preliminary Statistical Data on Applications, Requests and Registrations

26 January. 2017

JPO Activities - Trial and Appeal Examination
Decisions (13 new decisions have been added.)

25 January. 2017

Obtaining IP Rights - Patents - Classification
Bulk data

20 January. 2017

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
WIPO/JAPAN Fund Training Course on Information Technology Conducted

19 January. 2017

Obtaining IP Rights - Patents
Applicants can obtain high quality search reports before publication, by using search reports issued by Registered Search Organizations.

10 January. 2017

Obtaining IP Rights - Appeals/Trials
User Seminar Outlining the Patent Trial and Appeal Systems

6 January. 2017

About JPO - Commissioner´s Message
2017 New Year’s Message by Yoshinori Komiya, JPO Commissioner
Obtaining IP Rights - Patents - Classification
F-term revision information
JPO Activities - Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) - Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
Guidelines (Requirements and procedures in detail) and Request form

4 January. 2017

JPO Activities - Examination on Design Right - Design Examination Schedule in the fiscal year of 2016
Design Examination Schedule in the fiscal year of 2016
Laws and Regulations-Examination Guidelines
Handbook for PCT International Search and Preliminary Examination in the Japan Patent Office

 

2016

28 December. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights - International Applications - PCT International Applications - International Searching Authority/International Preliminary Examining Authority - How to Pay Fees to ISA/JP or IPEA/JP from Outside Japan
Schedule of PCT fees in JPO

27 December. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted Training Course on Practitioners Specializing in Trademark
JPO Conducted Training Course on Managing IP

26 December. 2016

Statistics/References - Statistics
JPreliminary Statistical Data on Applications, Requests and Registrations

19 December. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
ROSPATENT Director General Ivliev Visited JPO
FY2016 1st Subcommittee Meeting on Examination Quality Management Held
WIPO Regional Meeting Held

14 December. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Japan-Korea-China IP Symposium Held

13 December. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
The 16th Trilateral Policy Dialogue Meeting among the JPO, SIPO and KIPO
Obtaining IP Rights - Appeals/Trials - International Cooperation in Trails/Appeals
USPTO Chief Administrative Patent Judge Ruschke Visited JPO

12 December. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights - Trademarks - Information about Classification of Goods and Services
Examination Guidelines for Similar Goods and Services (corresponding to the Nice Classification, 11th Edition, Version 2017)
Laws and Regulations - Other Information - Trademark
International Classification of Goods and Services (Nice Classification)11th edition, version 2017 Alphabetical List in Japanese Translation with Similar Group Codes

6 December. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Exchanged Opinions with Delegates of the International Federation of IP Attorneys (FICPI)
JPO Activities - Trial and Appeal Examination
Decisions (10 new decisions have been added.)
Obtaining IP Rights - Appeals/Trials
International Cooperation in Trails/Appeals

5 December. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted Training Program on the Substantive Examination of Trademarks
Statistics/References – References – Reports
Report on FY2015 Annual User Satisfaction Survey on Patent Examination Quality

1 December. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights
Appeals/Trials (Oral proceedings in a mock trial court)

28 November. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted Training Program on the Substantive Examination of Design
Symposium on Patent Litigation in Europe and Japan 2016 Held

25 November. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
President Schmidt of the German Federal Patent Court Visited the JPO

18 November. 2016

Statistics/References - Statistics
Preliminary Statistical Data on Applications, Requests and Registrations

17 November. 2016

Press Releases
World-First and New Patent Classification Created for IoT-based Technologies( External link )

14 November. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights - Patents - Classification
FI revision information

11 November. 2016

JPO Activities - Trial and Appeal Examination
Decisions (10 new decisions have been added.)

10 November. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted IPR Operational Patent Examination Training Programs

9 November. 2016

Press Releases
The Fifth TM5 Annual Meeting Held
A symposium concerning bad-faith trademark filings held in China( External link )
About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
The 2nd Industrial Design Forum (ID5) Annual Meeting Held
Launching International Cooperation in the Industrial Design Field
The 8th Meeting of JPO-SIPO-KIPO Joint Experts Group of Patent Examination Held

8 November. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
IPOS Chief Executive Visited JPO

4 November. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted Training Program on the Substantive Examination of Trademarks for Vietnam
Statistics/References - Statistics
Japan Patent Office Statistics Data in 2015

2 November. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Joined 5th Five Trademark Offices (TM5) Annual Meeting

1 November. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights-Appeals/Trials
Chapter 25-04 of the Manual for Appeal and Trial Proceedings, "Extension of the period for submission"

31 October. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
The 2nd Japan-Indonesia IP FORUM Held
JPO Patent Examiners Trains Newly Employed Thai Patent Examiners

28 October. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Chinese Joint Researchers of JPO Commissioned Research Project Visited JPO
Obtaining IP Rights - International Applications - Geneva Act (Hague Agreement)
[Hague] Special Treatment Concerning the Submission of Priority Documents

27 October. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
INTA President Tuijl Visited JPO

26 October. 2016

JPO Activities - Examination on Patent Right and Utility Model Right
Regarding maintenance of HTMLtoXMLConverter
International topics
Cooperation for facilitating Patent Grant (CPG) - Launching CPG with Lao PDR -

25 October. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO-SIPO and JPO-KIPO-SIPO Information Technology Experts Meetings Held

24 October. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Views Exchanged with Executive Director of INPI France

21 October. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights - Appeals/Trials - More Information
International Cooperation in Trails/Appeals
Statistics/References - Statistics
Preliminary Statistical Data on Applications, Requests and Registrations

17 October. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights-Trademarks-Examination Guidelines for Trademarks
Examination Guidelines for Trademarks

14 October. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO had Bilateral Meetings alongside WIPO Assemblies
Press Releases
Inter-governmental Cooperation Results in Progress in the Intellectual Property Field

12 October. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Joint Statement on collaboration on Patent Examination Signed by Japan and Brazil

6 October. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JICA Counterpart Training for Indonesia: Study Visit Training for Trademark Appeal Board Members

4 October. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
WIPO Assemblies 2016 Being Held

3 October. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Director General of Rospatent visited JPO
JPO Activities-Examination on Design Right
Design Examination Schedule in the fiscal year of 2016

30 September. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights-International Applications-PCT International Applications-International Searching Authority/International Preliminary Examining Authority-How to Pay Fees to ISA/JP or IPEA/JP from Outside Japan
Schedule of PCT fees in JPO

28 September. 2016

Laws and Regulations - Examination Guidelines - Examination Guidelines for Patent and Utility Model in Japan
Examination Handbook for Patent and Utility Model in Japan
Handling Procedures for Examinations involving Product-by-process Claims
About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Legislative Affairs Commission of the NPC Standing Committee Visited JPO

16 September. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted IPR Training Course on Establishing Patent Examination Guidelines
Statistics/References-Statistics-Preliminary Statistical Data on Applications, Requests and Registrations
Preliminary Statistical Data on Applications, Requests and Registrations

15 September. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
The 1st General Meeting of Euro IPG Held
FAQs
Fees

12 September. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
The 7th JPO-KIPO Trial and Appeal Expert Meeting Held
Announcements-Announcements
Foreign Right Holders can Renew Patents through Direct Payment
JPO Activities - Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) - Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP)
- The number of Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) request to the NOIP has reached its limit under the PPH program between the NOIP and the JPO

9 September. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights-International Applications-PCT International Applications-International Searching Authority/International Preliminary Examining Authority
How to Pay Fees to ISA/JP or IPEA/JP from Outside Japan

8 September. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted IPR Training Course for Practitioners Specializing in Patents
About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Deputy Director General of MyIPO Visited JPO

7 September. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
KIPO-SIPO-JPO Trilateral Conference on IP Trials Held

6 September. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted IPR Workshop on Establishing an IP Office in Myanmar

2 September. 2016

Statistics/References-Statistics
Preliminary Statistical Data on Applications, Requests and Registrations

1 September. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights-Patents-Classification
FI Revision Information
JPO Activities - Trial and Appeal Examination
Decisions (10 new decisions have been added.)

25 August. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
IP Week 2016 in Singapore

19 August. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights-Appeals/Trials
Status of Oppositions to Patent and Points to Note concerning Procedures

12 August. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted IPR Training Course on Patent Examination Practices for Indonesia

10 August. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights-Patents
US-JP Collaborative Search Pilot Program

5 August. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted IPR Training Course on Trademark Examinations Under the Madrid System for Indonesia
Study Group from Indonesia Visited JPO
JPO Conducted IPR Training Course on Patent Examination (Basic Program)

29 July. 2016

Statistics/References-Statistics
Preliminary Statistical Data on Applications, Requests and Registrations

28 July. 2016

JPO Activities-Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)-Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP)

27 July. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights-Examination Quality Management-Examination Quality Management of the JPO-Quality Management on Trademark Examination
Quality Management Manual for Trademark Examination
Obtaining IP Rights - Examination Quality Management - Examination Quality Management of the JPO - Quality Management on Design Examination
Quality Management Manual for Design Examination
Obtaining IP Rights - Examination Quality Management - Examination Quality Management of the JPO - Quality Management of Patent Examination
Quality Management Manual for Patent Examination

26 July. 2016

About JPO-Commissioner´s Message
Inaugural Address of Commissioner Komiya

21 July. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
The 6th Japan-ASEAN Heads of IP Offices Meeting Held
JPO Joined Five Trademark Offices (TM5) Mid-Term Meeting

20 July. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Commissioner Komiya Visited the Republic of India

15 July. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights - International Applications - Geneva Act (Hague Agreement)
Notes for the Designation of Japan in an International Design Application under the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement
- WIPO Seminar on the Hague System (Geneva, June 2016)

8 July. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted IPR Training Course on Trademark Examinations under the Madrid System for Thailand

7 July. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights - Examination Quality Management
Examination Quality Management of the JPO
- Report of the Subcommittee on Examination Quality Management (FY2015)

6 July. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted IPR Training Course for IP Trainers
JPO Activities-Trial and Appeal Examination
Decisions (10 new decisions have been added.)

1 July. 2016

JPO Activities-Examination on Design Right
Design Examination Schedule in the fiscal year of 2016

30 June. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Deputy Director General of DIP Thailand Visited JPO

27 June. 2016

International topics
Cooperation for facilitating Patent Grant (CPG)

24 June. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Exchanged Opinions with JPO-US Bar Liaison Council

21 June. 2016

Statistics/References - Statistics
Preliminary Statistical Data on Applications, Requests and Registrations

20 June. 2016

Statistics/References - Statistics
Preliminary Statistical Data on Applications, Requests and Registrations

17 June. 2016

Press Releases
Announcing Registration of the 600th Regional Collective Trademark “比婆牛(Hiba Beef)”
About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Director General of DGIP of Indonesia Visited JPO

13 June. 2016

International topics-The TM5 (Five Trademark Offices Cooperation) -The TM5 (JPO, KIPO, OHIM, SAIC, USPTO)
JPO Held Second TM5 Seminar on Bad-faith Trademark Filings
International topics-JPO-KIPO-SIPO
Comparative Study on Examination Practices among JPO, KIPO and SIPO

10 June. 2016

Press Releases
User Satisfaction with Examination is Increasing (Results of the FY2015 User Satisfaction Surveys on Examination Quality)

6 June. 2016

International topics - Seminars and Symposia
JPO Conducted Seminar on IP Enforcement during Casablanca IP Week in Morocco
About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Participated in INTA Annual Meeting

3 June. 2016

Press Releases
IP5 Offices Agreed on the IP5 Joint Statement in Tokyo 2016 (Tokyo Statement)

1 June. 2016

JPO Activities - Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) - Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights (DGIP)
Statistics/References - References - JPO Status Report
JPO Status Report 2016
JPO Status Report 2016 chart data files
Obtaining IP Rights-International Applications-PCT International Applications-International Searching Authority/International Preliminary Examining Authority-How to Pay Fees to ISA/JP or IPEA/JP from Outside Japan
Schedule of PCT fees in JPO

31 May. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Participated in INTA Annual Meeting

27 May. 2016

About JPO - Commissioner´s Message
Quality improvement initiatives at the Japan Patent Office
Obtaining IP Rights - Examination Quality Management
Examination Quality Management of the JPO

26 May. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights-Trademarks-Information about Classification of Goods and Services
Examination Guidelines for Similar Goods and Services (corresponding to the Nice Classification, 10th Edition, Version 2016)

25 May. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
US-Japan Patent Symposium Held in Washington, D. C.
The closing meeting for “Case Study by Trial and Appeal Experts”
The Deputy Commissioner of the Patent Office of SIPO Visited JPO

20 May. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Hon'ble the Chief Justice of India Visited JPO

19 May. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Joined Casablanca IP Week in Morocco

18 May. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
President of Turkish Patent Institute Visited JPO

17 May. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Celebrated World Intellectual Property Day Together with Cambodian

13 May. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Tightens Cooperative Relations with Cambodia and Thailand
FAQs
How to apply for a patent, a utility model, industrial design, trademark to the Japan Patent Office
Forms for an application and other procedures
Fees
Patent
Trademark
PCT
Patent Law Treaty
Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks
Others

12 May. 2016

Laws and Regulations - Examination Guidelines
Outline of the Examination Guidelines for Patent and Utility Model

11 May. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights-Trademarks
Examination Manual for Regional Collective Trademarks
Statistics/References - References - Other Reference Information
PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP)
Guidelines (Requirements and procedures in detail) and Request form

9 May. 2016

International topics-International IP related Activities
Cooperation in the Examination Process: Establishment of an Advanced Industrial Property Network (AIPN)

28 Apri. 2016

Announcements-Announcements
Special measures for those affected by the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake
Handling of Procedures Affected by the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake
Establishment of Procedure Consultation Service for the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake
Statistics/References - References - Other Reference Information
Information on Foreign Industrial Property Systems

27 Apri. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Exchange of Opinions with the AIPLA

25 Apri. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights - Patents - Classification
FI revision information

14 Apri. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights - Patents -
Outline of Procedures Implemented due to the Accession to the Patent Law Treaty (PLT)
Change of Operating Procedures regarding the Extension of the Specified Time Limit for Responding to a Notification of Reasons for Refusal concerning Patent Applications and Applications for Trademark Registration (starting from April 1, 2016)
Obtaining IP Rights - Trademarks -
Outline of Procedures Implemented due to the Accession to the Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks (STLT)
Change of Operating Procedures regarding the Extension of the Specified Time Limit for Responding to a Notification of Reasons for Refusal concerning Patent Applications and Applications for Trademark Registration (starting from April 1, 2016)
Press Releases
JPO Compiles the JPO Status Report 2016
Statistics/References - References - Reports
JPO Status Report 2016

13 Apri. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights - Trademarks
Outline of Regional Collective Trademark System (Booklet)
Examination Guidelines for Regional Collective Trademarks
Examination Manual for Regional Collective Trademarks

11 Apri. 2016

Statistics/References - References - Other Reference Information
Information on Foreign Industrial Property Systems

5 April. 2016

JPO Activities-Examination on Design Right
Design Examination Schedule in the fiscal year of 2016

1 April. 2016

JPO Activities-Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) -Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP)
Laws and Regulations - Fee Information
Schedule of fees
Laws and Regulations-Examination Guidelines
Handbook for PCT International Search and Preliminary Examination in the Japan Patent Office
Obtaining IP Rights-International Applications-PCT International Applications-Designated Office (national phase)
How to advance PCT international applications into the national phase in Japan
Announcements-Announcements
Renewing a Patent for right holders residing outside of Japan

31 March. 2016

JPO Activities-Trial and Appeal Examination
Decisions (20 new decisions have been added.)

30 March. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Meeting of IP5 Deputy Heads of Office Held
Laws and Regulations - Examination Guidelines - Examination Guidelines for Patent and Utility Model in Japan
Handling Procedures for Examinations involving Product-by-process Claims

28 March. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
WIPO Deputy Director General Sandage Visited JPO
Obtaining IP Rights - Patents - Classification
FI revision information
Statistics/References - References - Reports
Report of Case Study by Trial and Appeal Experts

24 March. 2016

JPO Activities-Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) -Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
PPH pilot program between the JPO and the DPMA

23 March. 2016

Laws and Regulations - Examination Guidelines
Outline of the Examination Guidelines for Patent and Utility Model
Examination Guidelines for Patent and Utility Model in Japan
Examination Handbook for Patent and Utility Model in Japan
Announcements-Announcements
JPO to Hold Japan-Singapore Intellectual Property Symposium (Registration has been closed.)
About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Symposium on Global Innovation for Corpoerate Executives Held
Public Comments Invitation - Feedback
Revision of the Examination Guidelines for Patent and Utility Model

17 March. 2016

Press Releases
Accession to the Patent Law Treaty and the Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks

15 March. 2016

Laws and Regulations-Other Information-Trademark
International Classification of Goods and Services (Nice Classification) 10th edition, version 2016 Alphabetical List in Japanese Translation with Similar Group Codes

14 March. 2016

Announcements-Announcements
JPO to Hold Japan-Singapore Intellectual Property Symposium
Statistics/References - Statistics
Preliminary Statistical Data on Applications, Requests and Registrations

11 March. 2016

Laws and Regulations - Examination Guidelines - Designs
Examination Guidelines for Design

8 March. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted IPR Training Course on the Practices for Madrid Protocol Trademark Filings for ASEAN Countries
Trilateral Offices and Users' Meeting 2016
JPO Conducted WIPO/JAPAN Fund Training Course on IP Examination – Advanced Program (Part II)

7 March. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
The Third TM5 Seminar on Bad Faith Trademark Filings

4 March. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights-International Applications-PCT International Applications-International Searching Authority/International Preliminary Examining Authority-How to Pay Fees to ISA/JP or IPEA/JP from Outside Japan
Schedule of PCT fees in JPO
Obtaining IP Rights-Appeals/Trials
Status of Oppositions to Patent and Points to Note concerning Procedures

3 March. 2016

Announcements-Announcements
JPO to Hold Japan-Singapore Intellectual Property Symposium
JPO Activities-Trial and Appeal Examination
Decisions

1 March. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights-Patents
Commencement of the provision of full-text data on the J-PlatPat for Japanese patent documents published in and before 1992

26 February. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted WIPO/JAPAN Fund Training Course on IP Office Management

25 February. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
President of Egyptian Patent Office Visited JPO

22 February. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted IPR Training Course on Patent Examination Practices for South Africa

19 February. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Meeting Held between METI Minister Hayashi and WIPO DG Gurry

18 February. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Indonesian Directors from DGIP Visited JPO

17 February. 2016

Statistics/References - References - Other Reference Information
Information on Foreign Industrial Property Systems

12 February. 2016

Press Releases
JPO to Hold Japan-Singapore Intellectual Property Symposium
JPO Activities-Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) -Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO)
Announcements-Announcements
Japan Singapore Intellectual Property Symposium
Laws and Regulations-Schedule of Fees
Revision of Fee Schedule Under 2015 Amendments (Effective on April 1 2016)

10 February. 2016

Public Comments Invitation
Invitation for Public Comments on the Draft Revision of Examination Guidelines
About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
CGPDTM’s Controller General Gupta Visited JPO

8 February. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
IP Finance Symposium Held

5 February. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted IPR Training Course of Trademarks for Indonesia

4 February. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights - Trademarks - Information about Classification of Goods and Services
Examination Guidelines for Similar Goods and Services (corresponding to the Nice Classification, 10th Edition, Version 2016)

2 February. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted WIPO/JAPAN Fund Training Course on IP Examination – Basic Program

1 February. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted on IPR Training Course on Anti-Counterfeiting Measures for Practitioners

29 January. 2016

JPO Activities-Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) -Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
PPH program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Polish Patent Office (PPO)
About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
Study Group from Vietnamese IP Agencies Visited JPO
International topics-The TM5 (Five Trademark Offices Cooperation)-The TM5 (JPO, KIPO, OHIM, SAIC, USPTO)
Results of the Fourth TM5 Annual Meeting
Statistics/References-Statistics
Japan Patent Office Statistics Data 2015

27 January. 2016

Laws and Regulations - Examination Guidelines - Examination Guidelines for Patent and Utility Model in Japan
Handling Procedures for Examinations involving Product-by-process Claims

20 January. 2016

About JPO - Pickup News - Photo Gallery
JPO Conducted on IPR Training Course on Patent Examination Standards

19 January. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights-Appeals/Trials
Questions and Answers about Trial and Appeal System

15 January. 2016

Obtaining IP Rights-Trademarks
Publication of Japan-Taiwan Concordance List of Similar Group Codes (Corresponding to Nice Classification 10th edition, version 2016 (NCL10-2016))
Publication of Japan-Korea Concordance List of Similar Group Codes (Corresponding to Nice Classification, 10th edition, Version 2016 (NCL10-2016))
Publication of Japan-Korea Concordance List of Similar Group Codes (Corresponding to theTM5 ID list)

12 January. 2016

JPO Activities-Trial and Appeal Examination
Launch of External Provision of English Translations of Trial/Appeal Decisions

7 January. 2016

JPO Activities-Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)-Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
PPH pilot program between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Department of Intellectual Property in Thailand(DIP)
Announcements - Announcements
Japan-China-Korea International Symposium on Intellectual Property Is to Be Held

4 January. 2016

About JPO-Commissioner´s Message
2016 New Year’s Message by Hitoshi Ito, JPO Commissioner
Laws and Regulations-Examination Guidelines
Handbook for PCT International Search and Preliminary Examination in the Japan Patent Office
JPO Activities-Examination on Design Right
Design Examination Schedule in the fiscal year of 2015
International topics-JPO as ISA/IPEA
JPO Further Increases Its Competence to Act in the Capacity as an International Searching Authority (ISA) and International Preliminary Examining Authority (IPEA) for PCT International Applications

 

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