Published November 1990
by Rikuyo Sha Pub .
Written in English
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The Patent and Trademark Laws of Japan Completely Indexed and Cross Referenced by Foster, Richard; Masao Ono (translators) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Japan Trademark Act is the most pertinent legislation. 2. Application for a Trade Mark. What can be registered as a trade mark? In addition to words, logos and three-dimensional marks, non-traditional marks such as colours, sounds, positions, motion and hologram marks can be registered. Book titles or film titles, and names of music. The Examination Guidelines for Trademarks also play an important role in the examination of trademark applications at the Japan Patent Office (JPO). The most recent revisions to the examination guidelines took place in April , which include clarifying the criteria for judging the similarities between trademarks. After the words “Made in ” were usually added. Beginning in , U.S. Customs required country names to be in English, and the word “Japan” was used instead of “Nippon.” Items marked “Made in Occupied Japan” were made between February and April After that, just the word “Japan” was used again.
Please note that under Article 8 of the Patent Act, which is applicable to trademarks under the Trademark Act, persons who don’t reside or who are not domiciled in Japan cannot conduct any procedure, with respect to trademark applications or trademark right, directly with the JPO and must appoint a representative in Japan. Even if the trademark is well known only in foreign countries in relation to goods/services, a third party cannot be allowed to register the mark which is identical with or similar to the well-known trademark when the mark sought to be registered has been applied for with an illicit purposes under Trademark Law in Japan(§). Media in category "Logos of companies of Japan" The following files are in this category, out of total. (previous page) (). In Japan, a trademark search can be conducted based only upon the Patent Office's records, namely, the prior registrations and pending applications for trademarks that are the same as or similar to the proposed trademark with respect to goods or services for which the mark is to be used.
Some Japanese clock dealers preferred German clocks and movements over the American. In fact there is one documented German company logo being registered in Japan by a dealer. And you find several trademarks in Kochmann that are made up of Kanji characters. I have seen the logo you show in several Japanese appearing clocks. After its defeat in World War II, Japan was occupied by U.S. forces. Ceramics made between and , when occupation ended, was typically stamped "Occupied Japan" or "Made in Occupied Japan," possibly to reassure U.S. buyers that some of the money would be used to . Alphabetical Designs (Trade Marks and Symbols) (English and Japanese Edition) [Kuwayama, Yasaburo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Alphabetical Designs (Trade Marks and Symbols) (English and Japanese Edition)Reviews: The answer to this question depends on the characteristics of your mark, your budget and the scope of protection that you would like to have in Japan. If your trademark contains distinctive verbal elements (text) as well as design elements (graphics or logos) and you wish both to be protected, our recommendation is to file two trademark.