J-PlatPat was suffered a serious cyber attack

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Japan Platform for Patent Information(J-PlatPat) is a free database related to industrial property rights such as patents, utility models, designs and trademarks operated by National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training(INPIT).

J-PlatPat has suffered a serious cyber attack since March 10, 2017 and is making an emergency stop.

When accessing J-PlatPat, the following message is displayed on the screen.

"J-Plat-Pat is currently unavailable due to an unexpected system failure.
We are working on early recovery. Thank you very much for your kind patience."

J-PlatPat is a database often used for patent search and trademark search and so on, so many people are waiting for recovery.

Illustration of PCAdditional notes: J-PlatPat recovered on March 17, 2017.

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