Koji Kawabata gave a presentation at 2023 IPO (Intellectual Properties Owners Assosiation) annual meeting in Boston regarding resent updates on Extraterritorial Reach on Japan Patent Law for Internet-related Patents. The presentation materials is provided below. If you have any question, let us know.
For years, Japan was one of the countries that accept a multiple dependent claim which refers to other multiple dependent claims (“multiple-multiple dependent claim”) in patent applications. However, multiple-multiple dependent claims are no longer acceptable – effective April 1, 2022.Continue reading “No Longer Acceptable – Multiple-Multiple Dependent Claims – Japan”