The rising tide of unusual trademark applications


Ryo Maruyama

On May 17, 2016, the Japan Patent Office (JPO) issued an announcement titled “Caution to trademark owners whose trademarks might have been filed for registration by other persons”. It ensures that much public attention is being given to the unusual recent mass number of trademark applications made by certain entities and persons.

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