Laws and Regulations under TRIPS Art. 63.2 - View details of the document

The Trademark Act was revised (i) to additionally cover certain trademarks in Japan, e.g., colours and sounds, and (ii) to add associations of commerce and industry, chambers of commerce and industry, and specified non-profit corporations as entities entitled to register regional collective trademarks, which was limited to cooperative associations and other bodies before amendment.
International Policy Division Japan Patent Office 3-4-3 Kasumigaseki Chiyo-ku Tokyo 100-8915, Japan Telephone: +81-3-3581-1898 Fax: +81-3-3581-0762