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Quality Management on Design Examination

Quality Policy on Design Examination

For further enhancement of Design examination quality, the JPO established “Quality Policy on Design Examination” (Quality Policy), which outlines fundamental principles of the quality management on design examination. The JPO will make efforts toward maintaining and enhancing the quality of design examination based on the Quality Policy, aiming to achieve patent examination of utmost quality in the world.

Quality Management Manual for Design Examination

The JPO released its “Quality Management Manual for Design Examination” (the “Quality Manual”).

This Quality Manual is designed to document the quality management system for design examination that consists of quality management and its implementation system in line with the fundamental principles stipulated by the Quality Policy.

[Last updated 27 July 2016]


Design Division under Patent and Design Examination Department

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