An Analysis of Japanese Patent Law: Translated from the Original Treatise

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Brunswick Publishing, 1992 - Law - 360 pages
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Written by a former Chief Trial Judge in the Japanese Patent Office, this book is an authoritative guide to Japanese Patent Law. Specifically, the following topics are addressed in detail: 1. What is a Patent? 2. The Function of the Patent System & its Protection; 3. Conception of an Invention; 4. The Substantive Requisites for a Valid Patent; 5. Patentable Inventions Concerning Substances, Plants & Computer Programs; 6. Inventions Unpatentable Under the Patent Law- Negative Requirements for Patentability; 7. What Rights an Inventor Can Acquire; 8. What is a Patent Right? 9. Limitations on the Effect of a Patent Right; 10. What is Patent Right Infringement? 11. Term of a Patent Right & its Extension; 12. The Patent Right & its Obligations; 13. The Patent Right & its Transfer; 14. Exploiting a Patent Right; 15. Correction of the Specification After a Patent is Granted; 16. Reasons for Invalidation of a Patent; 17. In What Cases Does a Patent Right Expire? 18. The Evaluation of a Patent Right & its Reasonable Royalty. Numerous footnotes & bibliographic & court case references are included. Order from Brunswick Publishing, Route 1, Box 1-A-1, Lawrenceville, VA 23868 USA. (804) 848-3865. FAX (804) 848-0607.

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Limitations On The Effect Of A Patent Right
A An invention must first be a creation of an idea
A Combination of the prior art constitutes

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