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Japanese IP Information from a patent attorney in Japan

Japanese Patent System

1. Procedures for getting Patent in Japan

2. Patent Application

3. Request For Examination

4. Requirements of Patentablity

5. Priorities

6. Entry into national stage of PCT application

7. Fee schedule of Japan Patent Office (after April 1st, 2005)

Estimated Exchange Rate: 1US$ = 80-120JPY, 1EURO=100-140JPY

7.1. Application

7.2. Request for Examination

7.3. Annual fee / Registration fee

(Dec26,2005 - Apr.18,2011 Revised)