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Implementation of the New Operation of Advisory Opinion System to Determine Standard Essentiality and Publication of the ‘Manual of “Hantei” (Advisory Opinion) for Essentiality Check’

March 2018
Trial and Appeal Department of the JPO

We will implement the new operation of the advisory opinion system to determine standard essentiality from April 1 2018.

After the thorough consideration, the ‘Manual of “Hantei” (Advisory Opinion) for Essentiality Check’ is now available to users prior to the implementation of the new operation.

Manual of “Hantei” (Advisory Opinion) for Essentiality Check (provisional translation) (PDF:1,063KB)

 

[Last updated 28 March 2018]

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