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Doctrine of equivalents: Grand Panel Supreme Court decision- new rulings for the first and fifth requirements of the doctrine of equivalents, for the first time in the pharmaceutical field
  • Uchida & Samejima Law Firm
  • Japan
  • July 14 2017

Infringement of a patent under the doctrine of equivalents was recognized for the first time in the pharmaceutical field (The Maxacalcitol Case


Patents in Japan
  • SUGIMURA & Partners
  • Global, Japan
  • July 4 2017

A structured guide to patents law and practice in Japan


Patentability in Japan
  • SUGIMURA & Partners
  • Global, Japan
  • July 4 2017

A structured guide to patents law and practice in Japan


Stuck between some wine and a hard case - some lessons from the Barokes “wine in a can” saga
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, Japan
  • June 27 2017

Every now and then a case cracks open a delicious mix of intellectual property and commercial problems. Recent litigation by Barokes over “wine in a


Patent enforcement through the courts in Japan
  • SUGIMURA & Partners
  • Global, Japan
  • June 12 2017

A structured guide to enforcing patents through the courts in Japan


Vietnam-Japan PPH Ends Second Year
  • Tilleke & Gibbins
  • Japan, Vietnam
  • May 24 2017

The National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) of Vietnam began accepting Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) requests for the second year of the


Statistics on Patent Infringement Litigations in Japan
  • RYUKA IP Law Firm
  • Japan
  • May 17 2017

These statistic are tentatively made by the Supreme Court based on the dispositions made by or before the District Courts in 2014 and 20125. In below


In an effort to simplify patent screening Japan to use AI
  • SS Rana & Co
  • Japan
  • May 17 2017

The Japan Patent Office is planning on using artificial intelligence (hereinafter referred to as 'AI') in the processing of patents. AI will help to


Patent Grace Period Laws in the IP5 Patent Offices: Some Similarities But Largely Different
  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox
  • China, European Union, Japan, South Korea, USA
  • May 16 2017

Life science and other high technology companies most frequently file patent applications in five IP offices (IP5), namely: the United States Patent


The BRPTO and JPO stablish a PPH Pilot Program
  • DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
  • Brazil, Japan
  • May 3 2017

The Brazilian PTO has published the Resolution 1842017 that establishes the Brazil-Japan Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program. According