Japan: A paper-based system
Japan’s current opposition system was introduced in April 2015, and imposes strict deadlines on parties. Yoichi Watanabe provides a guide
On what grounds can a patent can be opposed, and what is the relative effectiveness of these?
The grounds for opposition are limited to those relating to public interest, most of which are substantive patentability requirements. No other grounds are acceptable;...
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