The Office does not accept the following terms of the Class Headings for the following classes:
|Representation before the Office||
Local representation is required for all persons who do not have either residence or domicile or in the case of a legal entity establishment in Japan.
|Collective and Guarantee Marks||
A certificate proving that the holder of a collective mark is a legal entity must be submitted to the Office within three months from the date of the provisional refusal being notified to WIPO.
Recording of overlap in the National Register takes place ex officio under Article 68decies of the Japanese Trademark Law.
If the international mark has not been granted protection in Japan on or before the date of cancellation, the Office examines the application resulting from transformation as to absolute and relative grounds and the following fees are to be paid to the JPO:
Recording in the International Register of a trademark license related to international registration does not have effect in Japan.
Last updated on: 22 November 2013