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  Vol. 46 No.1 (Issue No. 263) June, 2016
News in Brief
JPO News
JPO STATUS REPORT 2016 (2) Current Status of Trademark Applications and Registrations
Current Issues In IP

Grace Period under the Japanese Patent System and Movement to Harmonization ― Enhancement of Protection for Inventors Under the First-to-File System ― (Part 1)
From Overseas Correspondent
Partial Priority in Europe
― Why EPO Enlarged Board Referral G 1/15 is Necessary ― (Part 2)
A Look at How Southeast Asian Countries Performed Based on The Recent International IP Index
Review of Court Decisions
The IP High Court's Grand Panel found infringement under the doctrine of equivalents regarding a manufacturing method of Maxacalcitol medicine (Intellectual Property High Court, Grand Panel, March 25, 2016
Joint Research & Development
Mergers & Acquisitions


  Vol. 46 No.2 (Issue No. 264) August, 2016
News in Brief
JPO News

Inaugural Address of Commissioner Komiya
Law & Practice
Unique Practice in Japan of Limited Conditions to Submit Post-Filing Data
― In Relation to Pharmacological Data for Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Inventions ―
From Overseas Correspondent
Partial Priority in Europe
― Why EPO Enlarged Board Referral G 1/15 is Necessary ― (Part 3)
Current Issues in IP
Grace Period under the Japanese Patent System and Movement to Harmonization
― Enhancement of Protection for Inventors Under the First-to-File System ― (Part 2)
Mergers & Acquisitions
Joint Research & Development


  Vol. 46 No.3 (Issue No. 265) October, 2016
News in Brief
Law & Practice
Exhaustion of IP Rights in Japan (Part 1)
From Overseas Correspondent
Consequences of the Brexit on IP Law in Europe
Current Issues in IP
Patent Strategy Aiming for Equilibrium and Stability
― Why Are Unused Patents Valuable Rights? ―
IP Topics
The IP High Court Revoked a Decision of The JPO that Found an Inventive Step of a Pharmaceutical Formulation with a New Dosage (Intellectual Property High Court, March 24, 2016)
The Use Inventions in the Field of Foods Have Now Become Patentable in Japan
New Examination Guidelines for Trademarks Indicating Criteria for Registering Catchphrases as Trademarks
Joint Research & Development
Mergers & Acquisitions


  Vol. 46 No.4 (Issue No. 266) December, 2016
News in Brief
JPO News
World-First and New Patent Classification Created for IoT-based Technologies
Law & Practice
Exhaustion of IP Rights in Japan (Part 2)
Current Issues in IP
Brief Introduction of Patent License Recordation System in Japan and Comparison of Recordation of Patent Licenses among the IP5 Offices from Procedural Aspects
From Overseas Correspondent
Two New Books on EPC law for (Japanese) Patent Practitioners
Joint Research & Development
Mergers & Acquisitions
Season's Greetings


  Vol. 46 No.5 (Issue No. 267) February, 2017
News in Brief
Current Issues in IP
New Employee Invention System ― Background of Revision of Law and Main Points of Review of In-House Employee Invention Rules ―
From Overseas Correspondent
Prohibition on Double Patenting at the EPO
Review of High Court Decisions
The IP High Court Rules Scope of Extended Patent Right Covers Only Same or Substantially Same Drug as Approved One (Intellectual Property High Court, January 20, 2017)
The IP High Court awarded damages on Article 102, Paragraph 1 of the Patent Act in patent infringement case (Intellectual Property High Court, June 1, 2016)
The IP High Court denied infringement under the doctrine of equivalents in the light of the previous judgment of the IP High Court's Grand Panel (Intellectual Property High Court, June 29, 2016)
The IP High Court found that Plaintiff's configuration of goods is not qualified as “an indication of goods” under the Unfair Competition Prevention Act due to the lack of “Noticeable Feature” (Intellectual Property High Court, July 27, 2016)
Mergers & Acquisitions
Joint Research & Development


  Vol. 46 No.6 (Issue No. 268) April, 2017
News in Brief
Events & Program
JPO News
JPO STATUS REPORT 2017
Law & Practice

Latest Supreme Court Decision regarding Trademark Law
― Summary of the Supreme Court Decision Dated February 28, 2017 ―
From Overseas Correspondent
The EPO and the Problem of the Right Speed
Review of Court Decisions
The Intellectual Property High Court Decisions Report
Joint Research & Development
Mergers & Acquisitions


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