Japan

Patent Act (Act No. 121 of April 13, 1959, as amended up to Act No. 79 of June 4, 2004)

Year of Version:2005
Date of Text (Enacted):April 13, 1959
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Utility Models
Notes:Date of entry into force: see 'Supplementary Provisions'
Available Texts: 
English

Patent Act (Act No. 121 of April 13, 1959, as amended up to Act No. 79 of June 4, 2004) Patent Act (Act No. 121 of April 13, 1959, as amended up to Act No. 79 of June 4, 2004), Complete document (pdf) [469 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:JP062

Shortcuts

Japan