The Enforcement Ordinance of the Trademark Act
|Year of Version:||2011|
|Date of Entry into Force:||April 1, 2012|
|Date of Text (Issued):||May 31, 2011|
|Type of Text:||Implementing Rules/Regulations|
|Notes:||The notification by Japan to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:|
'- The amendment to Article 19 of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the Trademark Act was implemented to enable early acquisition of rights. For that purpose, it abolished a provision stating that another person could not register a trademark for a period of one year after that trademark had expired.'
|WIPO Lex No.:||JP181|