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Patent Attorney Act (Act No. 49 of April 26, 2000, as last amended by Act No. 91 of June 20, 2007)

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Year of current version:2007
Date of entry into force of original text:January 6, 2001
Date of Text (Enacted):April 26, 2000
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Patents (Inventions)
Notes:This Act grants patent attorneys (benrishi) a broader license and a higher level of training than they have in the past regarding practice in civil procedures to guarantee a high a level of reliability to patent attorneys to act as counsel in patent right infringement lawsuits.
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Patent Attorney Act (Act No. 49 of April 26, 2000, as last amended by Act No. 91 of June 20, 2007) Patent Attorney Act (Act No. 49 of April 26, 2000, as last amended by Act No. 91 of June 20, 2007), Complete document (pdf) [173 KB] Patent Attorney Act (Act No. 49 of April 26, 2000, as last amended by Act No. 91 of June 20, 2007), Complete document (htm) [144 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Japanese

弁理士法(平成12年4月26日法律第49号。最終改正平成19年6月20日法律第91号) 弁理士法(平成12年4月26日法律第49号。最終改正平成19年6月20日法律第91号), Complete document (pdf) [207 KB]

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