Zen International Patents and Trademarks

On December 9, 2016, the intellectual propety law was revised for Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

The points of this revised law is as follows:

  1. Extension of Exceptions to Lack of Novelty of Invention (patent law)
  2. Improvement of Extension system for the duration of patent (patent law)
  3. Introduction of minimum amount of damages (Trademark law)

The points of caution is that the enforcement date of this revised law will be the effective date of the TPP.

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