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IP Judgments listed by topic

This webpage provides full/extract translations of selected IP Judgments ,listed by topic.
This webpage will be updated as new translations of selected cases are prepared.

1 Patent
2 Trademark Right
3 Design Right
4 Copyright
5 Unfair Competition Prevention Act
6 Commercial Code,etc.

1 Patent
(1) Patentability/ Validity of the Patent
       (a) Eligibility
       (b) Novelty/ Inventive Step
       (c) Description Requirement of the Claim/ the Specification
       (d) Misappropriated Application
       (e) Requirement for Divisional Application
(2) Claim Construction
(3) Amendment/ Correction
(4) Requirement for Registration of Extension of Duration of Patent Right
(5) Procedure for Suits against Appeal/ Trial Decisions made by the JPO
(6) Indirect Infringement
(7) Infringement under the Doctrine of Equivalents
(8) Exhaustion,Abuse of Right,or other Defenses
(9) The Amount of Damages
(10) Calculation of the Employee's Invention Compensation
(11) Jurisdiction and Others
2 Trademark Right
(1) Validity of the Trademark Registration
       (a) Distinctiveness/ Distinctiveness acquired through Use (Article 3, paragraph(1),item(3),paragraph (2))
       (b) The Mark to cause Damage to Public Policy (Article 4, paragraph (1),item(7))
       (c) Similarity (Article 4, paragraph(1),item(10),item(11))
       (d) The Mark to cause Confusion (Article4, paragraph(1),item(15))
       (e) Others
(2) The Registered Trademark not in Use (article 50)
(3) Use as a trade mark
(4) Exhaustion,Abuse of Right, or other Defenses
(5) The Amount of Damages
(6) Jurisdiction and Others
3 Design Right
(1) Validity of the Design Right Registration
(2) Similarity of Goods
4 Copyright
(1) Copyrightability
(2) Copyright Ownership
(3) Rights Comprising a Copyright
       (a) Right of Reproduction/ Right of Adaptation
       (b) Right of public Transmission
(4) Limitation on Copyright
(5) Liability of Joint Tortfeasors/ Secondary Liability
(6) The Moral Rights of Author
(7) Jurisdiction and Others
5 Unfair Competition Prevention Act
(1) Unfair Competition
(2) Indication of Goods or Business
(3) The Indication likely to cause misconception
(4) The Domain Name
(5) Jurisdiction and Others
6 Commercial Code,etc.
(1) Publicity