Singh & Associates
PPH stands for Patent Prosecution Highway. The Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) is an initiative for providing accelerated patent prosecution procedures by sharing information between...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In a recent ruling, the Opposition Board of Japan Patent Office (JPO) decided in favor of Adidas AG to retroactively cancel the mark "adidog" on the grounds of the impugned mark being similar in appearance and sound to the mark "Adidas".
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
A Japanese man Romi Hoshino set up a website Manga Mura or Manga village, which was an online comic and novels library
R. K. Dewan & Co
"Reiwa", the new Japanese era was announced on May 1, 2019 marking the 126th accession to the throne by Naruhito, son of Emperor Akihito.
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
Applicants for Japanese patents may, by satisfying certain criteria, receive discounts for certain official fees paid to the Japan Patent Office (JPO).
R. K. Dewan & Co
Recently, Jaguar Land Rover Limited ("Jaguar") which has been using the mark "DISCOVERY" for its Four Wheeler SUV "LAND ROVER DISCOVERY" opposed the registration of the mark "DISCOVERER"
The Japanese government's Subcommittee on the Patent Act System has been working on revisions to the patent litigation system in Japan since October last year
On January 17, 2019, the Japanese Patent Attorney's Association held a press conference in which presenter Seiji Matsuda pointed out the impact of the now-effective modified Trans-Pacific Partnership
Japanese chemical giant Toray announced on December 19, 2018 that it is striking out at two competitors that it claims are violating its extended medical use patent for an anti-itch product...
The Japan Patent Office (JPO) continues to open up avenues for patent examination result sharing with the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) for markets around the globe.
Plant variety registration laws do not feature frequently in intellectual property news feeds, but a recent conflict has arisen in Korean Jeju Island where farmers acquired new varieties of Japanese mikan tangerines without formal licenses.
Amid all the intrigue about the trade war between China (PRC) and the United States, this time not Huawei in the West but Apple in China has been dealt a blow.