Japanese Patents-Invention Patents




Release time:2016-05-09

Japanese Patents-Invention Patents
1) Documents required for Japanese patent application: specification and schema (English version can be sent, Japanese translation can be supplemented within 2 months); Letter of appointment (can be supplemented later);
2) If a Japanese licensed patent applies for priority, it is necessary to provide:
-An application for the right of priority filed within 12 months from the date of filing of the first application in another country;
-- It is required to claim at the time of application that the priority certification could have been submitted to the Japanese government within 16 months from the priority date;
-- Domestic priority is claimed within 12 months from the date of filing of the previous case, and the previous case must be waived.
3), Japanese patent examination procedures:
-- Review system;
-the patent application is made public 18 months after the filing date (priority date);
-Requesting entity review within 3 years from the filing date (or priority date).
4), Japan licensed patent patent maintenance fee:
The annual fee for the first 1-3 years shall be paid before registration and shall be paid year by year starting from the fourth year before the registration date.
5) Term of Japanese Licensed Patent: 20 years from the date of application.