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Invitation for Public Comments on the Draft of “Guide to Licensing Negotiations involving Standard Essential Patents”

March 9, 2018

Japan Patent Office

The JPO invited contributions to guidelines for licensing negotiations involving standard essential patents from September 29, 2017 to November 10, 2017.

Based on the contributions it received, the JPO has drafted “Guide to Licensing Negotiations involving Standard Essential Patents”, and invite public comments as outlined below.

1. Subject on which comments are invited

The draft of “Guide to Licensing Negotiations involving Standard Essential Patents”

2. Due date

E-mail

Please send your comments before 18:00, April 10, 2018 (Japan time).

Post

Please send your comments by April 10, 2018 (Japan time).

3. Submission of comments

Please provide your comments in either Japanese or English.

Please specify headings in the draft to which your comments relate.

Please provide your name and affiliation (individuals, companies, or groups). In the case of companies or groups, include your department name and title. Please also provide your contact information (address, phone number, and e-mail address). Your comments should be submitted via one of the following methods:

E-mail

PA0A00@jpo.go.jp
Please use “SEP Guide Comments” in the subject line.

Post

Send your document to the attention of:

Legislative Affairs Office
General Coordination Division
Policy Planning and Coordination Department
Japan Patent Office
3-4-3 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 100-8915, Japan

On the outside of the envelope, please write: Attention: SEP Guide Comments

4. Notes

  • Comment content may be made public. However, we will not disclose your name, affiliation and contact information to the public without your explicit consent.
  • Personal information included with your comments, such as your name and contact information, will be kept confidential and used only for administrative purpose such as contacting you when we have questions concerning your comments.
  • Not all comments will necessarily be adopted in the guide.
  • We will not respond to individual comments.

“Guide to Licensing Negotiations involving Standard Essential Patents”
( English(PDF:326KB) / Japanese(PDF:1,117KB) )

[Last updated 9 March 2018]

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