Japan to ensure a chance of correction for licensed patents
Correction of Patent

The Japanese government has begun consideration of amendment of the patent correction system. The patent correction system allows patent owners to correct patent claims, specification or drawings within certain limits, as a defense against the assertion of invalidity.  Under the current law, where there is a licensee, the patent owner cannot make corrections without the […]

Coronavirus contributes to Japan’s digitalization
COVID-19 Outbreak

Japan has entered the Golden Week holiday. It is usually the time for many people to enjoy vacations in the country or overseas. However, because of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) this year, the government is requesting us to stay at home. Many people feel stressed about by the inability to freely spend precious […]