We would like to inform you about recent and upcoming revisions by the Japan Patent Office.
The first article of this Sonderhoff & Einsel News Update looks at the revision of the “Examination guidelines for Patents and Utility Models in Japan”. The second article outlines the upcoming revision of fees for patent and trademark applications, as well as the handling of extensions for office actions from April 1st, 2016.
Please click the links above to read the articles online in our Info Center or refer to the PDF below. As always, feel free to contact us if you have any questions with regards to the topics covered in this news update.