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Mitsuhiro Imamura joins K&L Gates; firm can now file Japanese IP applications
Tokyo-based Imamura joins with team of paralegals from DLA Piper.
Vietnam’s Luc Ngan lychee gets GI certification in Japan
Several benefits come with GI protection in Japan, one of Vietnam’s key import partners.
Japan rejects bid from China to use “AINU” trademark for products
A Chinese IP expert thinks the rejection is reasonable as any other country would do the same to pro...
Chanel Loses Attempt to Block Japanese Trademark Registration of “Gonna Getcha”
The decision was handed down by the Opposition Board of the Japan Patent Office (JPO) on October 20,...
Japanese government starts to consider issues of cosplay
Taxation on commercial cosplay activity is on the horizon.
Japan Approves Revised Plant Variety Protection and Seed Act
All of these changes came after a series of smugglings of high-quality registered plants such as the...
Robert Hollingshead joins Greenberg to head Japan IP practice
Lawyer will be based in Tokyo, spending time in the firm’s Washington office.