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APPEALS DEPARTMENT-Field Outline of the Section

APPEALS DEPARTMENT-Field Outline of the Section
SectionOutline of the SectionSubsection
The 1st Board of Trial and Appeal (Measurement)General measurement, Distance and Electrical measurement, display deviceG01B-G, G01K-L, G01P, G01R-S, G04B-G, G04R, G06M, G08C, G09G, G12B
The 2nd Board of Trial and Appeal(Materials Analysis)Machinery-Chemical analysis, Physical/diagnostic analysisA61B, C40B20/00-30/00, C40B30/04-30/10, C40B60/04, C40B60/10-60/12, G01H-J, G01M-N, G01Q, G01T, G01V-W, H05G
The 3rd Board of Trial and Appeal (Amusement)Amusement, Electric gameA63F
The 4th Board of Trial and Appeal (Natural Resources and Living Environment)Bio Resources, City and Regional Engineering, Construction, House equipmentA01B-G, A01K-M, A23K, A45F, A47B, A47H, A47K, B02B, B27D, B27H-N, B68B-C, C10B, C10J, E01B-E21F, F16S, H02S
The 5th Board of Trial and Appeal (Applied Optics)photographic material, Optical Apparatus, Optical element, EL deviceB41M, B44C, G02B-G03C, G03F-H, H05B
The 6th Board of Trial and Appeal (Business Machinery)Digital photography, Press and Printer, liquid crystal elementA01N, A47C-F, A63B-K, B41B-B43M, B60N, B65H, B68G, G02F, G03G, G09B, G09D-F
The 7th Board of Trial and Appeal (Nano-physics)Nano-physics, B82B-Y, G01T, G03B, G03D-F, G09F, G21B-K, H01J-L, H02S, H05H
The 8th Board of Trial and Appeal (Optical Devices)Photonic device, light controlG02B, G02F, H01L, H01S
The 9th Board of Trial and Appeal (Automatic Control)traffic control, Motor control, fluid controlB06B, B60L-M, B61L, B67D, F03B-D, F04B-F15D, F16K, F16T, G01C, G05F, G08G, H01M, H02H-P, H05K
The 10th Board of Trial and Appeal (Motive Machinery and Logistics)Engine control, Motor-fluid machinery, Transfer dispositionA62B-C, B02C, B05B-C, B07C, B60K, B60W, B65G, B66B-F, F01B-F02P, F03G, F23B-R
The 11th Board of Trial and Appeal (Transportation and Living)transportation equipment,vehicle control, lightingB29C-D, B60B-G, B60J-K, B60P-S, B60V, B61B-G, B61J-K, B62B-K, B62M-B64G, F03H, F16L-M, F17D-F21V, F41A-F42D, H05B
The 12th Board of Trial and Appeal (General Machinery and Assembling)mechanism of transmission, terminal device, Braking-machine element, Assembling/ManufacturingB60K, B60R, B60T, B61H, B62L, F16B-J, F16N-P, G05G, G08B, H01H, H01R, H01T-H02G, H05F, H05K
The 13th Board of Trial and Appeal (Production Machinery)machine tool, non-conventional machining, RoboticsB21C-L, B23B-B27C, B27F-G, B28D, B30B, B44B-F, B65G, B81B-C, G05B-D, H01L
The 14th Board of Trial and Appeal (Textile Processing and Packaging Machinery)Fiber sheet working, packaging containerA41B-F, A41H-A42C, A44B, A61F, A61L, B01D-F, B01L, B03B-B04C, B05D, B07B, B29D, B31B-B32B, B65B-D, B67B-C, B68F, C14B-C, D01B-D06C, D06G-N, D06Q-D21J, F17B-C
The 15th Board of Trial and Appeal (Nursing and Medical Treatment Apparatus and Living Related Machinery)Health/ Nursing, therapeutic apparatus, Home appliance, Service deviceA41G, A43B-D, A44C-A45D, A46B-D, A47G, A61B-J, A61M-N, B65D, G07B-G
The 16th Board of Trial and Appeal (Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineering)Heating equipment, Cooling equipment, foodA01J, A21B-A23J, A23L-A24F, A45D, A47J, A47L, B08B, B60H, B65F, C12C-C12L, C13B-C13K, D06F, F22B-G, F24B-F25D, F26B, F28B-G, H05B-C
The 17th Board of Trial and Appeal (Inorganic and Environmental Chemistry)inorganic compound, ceramics, vapor deposition, single crystal growth, environmental clean-up, Separative treatmentA61L, B01B-D, B01J, B09B, B28B-C, B29B, C01B-C04B, C08J, C23C, C30B, C40B40/18, F25J
The 18th Board of Trial and Appeal (Materials Processing, Metals and Electrochemistry)Metal material working, Metallic material,Electrochemistry,Battery,B21B-C, B22C-F, B23K, C21B-C25F, F27B-D, H01B, H01G, H01M
The 19th Board of Trial and Appeal (Polymers and Plastics Engineering)High molecular compound, High molecular composition High molecular processing Resin finishingB29B-D, C08C-L, C09H-J, C40B40/14
The 20th Board of Trial and Appeal (Applied Organic Chemicals)Applied organic material Paint/AdhesiveA62D, B01F-J, C05B-C06F, C09C-G, C09K-C11D
The 21st Board of Trial and Appeal (Organic Chemistry)Organic compound, Heterocyclic compound Pesticide/Dye Protein engineeringA01N-P, C07B-C08B, C09B, C40B40/00, C40B40/04, C40B40/12, C40B40/16, C40B50/00, C40B50/04, C40B50/08- 60/02, C40B60/06- 60/08, C40B60/14, D06P
The 22nd Board of Trial and Appeal (Pharmaceuticals)MedicineA61K, A61P
The 23rd Board of Trial and Appeal (Biopharmaceuticals)BiomedicineA61K
The 24th Board of Trial and Appeal (Pharmaceuticals Preparations)Pharmaceutical tablet CosmeticsA61K-L, A61Q
The 25th Board of Trial and Appeal (Biotechnology)Genetic engineering MicroorganismA01H, A01K, C12M-C12Q, C40B10/00, C40B40/02, C40B40/06- 40/10, C40B50/06
The 26th Board of Trial and Appeal (Electronic Commerce Technology)Business related technology, Database /Language processing Memory management C40B30/02, C40B50/02, G06F, G06K, G06Q
The 27th Board of Trial and Appeal (Interface and Data Transfer)Man-Machine interface, Memory control Power transmission and distribution/ Data transferG06C-J
The 28th Board of Trial and Appeal (Data Processing)Program management, Information securityG06F, G06N, G09C, H04K-L
The 29th Board of Trial and Appeal (Electronic Devices)Discrete devices Applied devices Device processG11C, H01B, H01L, H02G
The 30th Board of Trial and Appeal (Video System)Video signal processing Television Still picture, Image processing system,G06F, G06K, G06T, H04N
The 31st Board of Trial and Appeal (Transmission Systems)Transmission scheme Transmission circuit Mobile communication systemH03B-D, H03H-J, H03L, H04B-H, H04L, H04Q, H04W
The 32nd Board of Trial and Appeal (Information Storage)Record reproduction Sound systemG10B-G11B, H01C-G, H01L, H03F-G, H04R-S
The 33rd Board of Trial and Appeal (Digital Communications and Telephonic Systems)Data transmission Data network Phone systemH01P-Q, H03J-K, H03M, H04B, H04J, H04L-M, H04Q
The 34th Board of Trial and Appeal (Designs)household appliance/supply, processed food and luxury goods, garments and personal belongings, Life related products, Hobby/leisure equipment, and ‹y‚ Ñsport gear, stationeries, Sales material, Transportation-transporting machine, Electrical and electric equipment and Communication instrument/tool, General machinery and appliances, industrial machinery and appliances, Civil work/Construction suppliesA0-N0
The 35th Board of Trial and Appeal (Trademarks: Chemicals and Foodstuffs)Chemical and food, as well as what extended to multiple categories primarily consisting with Chemical or Food1-5, 29-33
The 36th Board of Trial and Appeal (Trademarks: Machinery and Electric Appliances)Machinery and what extended to multiple categories primarily consisting with machinery6-13, 19
The 37th Board of Trial and Appeal (Trademarks: Textiles and General Merchandise)Fiber and miscellaneous goods, as well as what expanded to multiple categories primarily consisting with fiber or miscellaneous goods14-18, 20-28, 34
The 38th Board of Trial and Appeal (Trademarks: Industrial Services and General Services)Service and what extended to multiple categories mainly consisting with Service35-45

(Notes)

The Subsections indicated here follow the International Patent Classification (8th Ed.) for the 1st to 33rd subsections, the categories defined in the attached table 1 of the Enforcement Ordinance for the Design Law for the fields 34th subsections, and the categories defined in the attached table of the Enforcement Ordinance for the Trademark Law for the fields 35th to 38th subsections.

[Last updated 29 October 2014]

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