Patent System in Japan

The JPO has unveiled the guidelines for recruitment of IP Strategy Designer 2020 dispatching business, which discovers outstanding research results of universities and designs IP strategy from the viewpoint of researchers.

The JPO has released a video on the Internet that shows how to identify the real thing as part of its countermeasures against copy products.
It warns you to make careful decisions when making purchases, and also touches on the precautions of each purchase method, such as physical stores and flea market apps.

On November 25, 2019, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries proceeded with a study on systems for strengthening the protection of the intellectual property value of livestock genetic resources, mainly wagyu beef. A meeting was held by experts.

From December 1, 2019, the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Brazilian Industrial Property Office (INPI) will conduct a two-year trial of the PPH that removes restrictions on the technical field.

At the 3rd Japan-India Intellectual Property Evaluation Meeting, the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India signed the agreement document regarding the start of the Japan-India Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) trial.

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