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The Japan - China Patent System Seminar Held

September 4, 2017

On August 31, the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China (SIPO*) held the “Japan – China Patent System Seminar” in Tokyo with the aim of promoting their mutual understanding of patent systems and operations in both Japan and China in accordance with the agreement of the Heads Meeting between the JPO and the SIPO.

At the meeting, regarding the concerns of both Japan and China, the “Reviewing the employee invention system” and the “Improving the provisions for implementing the Patent Law Treaty [PLT]” in the Amended Patent Act and Other Acts of 2015 from the Japanese side and the “Newest status of the study of the Forth Amended Patent law of the People's Republic of China” from Chinese side were introduced by each speaker. Furthermore, regarding the concerns on legal systems and operations in Japan and China were attracted a lot of questions from the Japanese and Chinese users in the questions and answers session, and an active exchange of opinions was conducted.

The JPO will continuously strengthen its initiatives on IP-related matters with China.
 

(photo-01) A photo of exchanging opinions
A photo of exchanging opinions

*SIPO:State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China

[Last updated 25 October 2017]