An applicant must file a request for the substantial examination to Japan Patent Office (JPO)
within 3 years from the filing date.
The term of examination, in generally, is about 2 years. When Examiner finds prior art, Office action is issued.
We can respond to this action within 3 months from mailing date.
If the office action is overcome, a notice of allowance is issued. And when the registration fee is paid,
Patent Certificate is issued.
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A ｐatent is presumed. Sometimes, Examiner is not aware of most relevant prior art. The presumption of validity may be rebutted.
We can file an Appeal of Invalidation request to JPO.
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