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Watch out USPTO, JPO is coming!

  • Burns & Levinson LLP
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  • Japan, USA
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  • April 28 2014

The Japanese government has announced an initiative to reduce patent examination time from 2.5 years to about 14 months. When they achieve 14 months

Escalation in Ukraine leads the United States, EU, Canada, Australia and New Zealand to respond with targeted economic sanctions

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • Australia, Canada, European Union, Japan, New Zealand, Ukraine, USA
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  • April 22 2014

Following a November 2013 decision by the Ukrainian government to suspend preparations for a trade agreement with the European Union, Ukrainians

Kanebo faces first group action over skin whitening product

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • Japan
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  • April 17 2014

According to news sources, 14 men and women have filed what is said to be the first group action against Kanebo Cosmetics, Inc. in the Shizuoka

Australian Agribusiness - the great milk shake-up

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Japan
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  • April 17 2014

With the announcement of the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) on 7 April 2014, Australia became the first major agricultural

Mt. Gox heads toward liquidation

  • Perkins Coie LLP
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  • Japan, USA
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  • April 17 2014

On April 16, Mt. Gox's civil Rehabilitation proceeding in Tokyo (something similar to a U.S. Chapter 11) was dismissed and the initial stages of a

Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 15 2014

Most of the labour codes in force in francophone sub-Saharan Africa contain provisions which seek to prevent unfair competition practices among

Japan issues best practice recommendations for collectionuse of consumer data

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • Japan
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  • April 15 2014

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Japan recently announced a Code of Practice for businesses regarding notification of consumers about

Corporate Crime Update - April 2014 - Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • April 14 2014

As noted in our updates in November and December 2013, in September 2013 Mizuho Bank, Ltd. ("Mizuho") was issued with a Business Improvement Order

Bitcoin not a currency says Japan government

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • Japan
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  • April 11 2014

Japan's government has said that Bitcoin, a virtual currency created, or mined through complicated computer algorithms, is not a currency but that

FIRB alert - Japanese Free Trade Agreement

  • McCullough Robertson
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  • Australia, Japan
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  • April 11 2014

Restrictions on foreign investment by Japanese investors in Australia will be relaxed following Australia and Japan concluding negotiations for a free