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Changes in the Number of Requests for Appeal against Examiner’s Decision of Refusal *1

As for the number of requests for appeal against examiner’s decision of refusal filed in 2015, the number for patents was 21,858, the number for designs was 391, and the number for trademarks was 853.

Chart : Changes in the Number of Requests for Appeal against Examiner’s Decision of Refusal (2006-2015)

*1 Appeals filed to complain against an examiner’s decision of refusal.

 

[Last updated 27 July 2016]