World Intellectual Property Organization


Trademark Act (Act No. 127 of April 13, 1959, as last amended by Act No. 16 of April 18, 2008)

Year of current version:2008
Date of entry into force of original text:1959
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, Geographical Indications, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Trade Names, Trademarks
Notes:This compilation of Japan's trademark law takes into account amendments to the principal Trademark Act No. 127 of April 13, 1959 up to Act No. 16 of April 18, 2008.
Available Texts: 

商標法(昭和34年4月13日法律第127号。最終改正平成20年4月18日法律第16号) 商標法(昭和34年4月13日法律第127号。最終改正平成20年4月18日法律第16号), Complete document (pdf) [306 KB] 商標法(昭和34年4月13日法律第127号。最終改正平成20年4月18日法律第16号), Complete document (htm) [443 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:JP127



Explore WIPO