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Pending Cases

1.2019(Ne)10003 Appeal Case of Seeking Injunction and Compensation against Patent Infringement

Case Information

Appealed From
Osaka District Court(Case Number:2016(Wa)5345)
Parties
[Appellant・Appellee-Plaintiff] MTG Co.,Ltd.
[Appellee・Appellant-Defendant] FIVE STARS CO.LTD.
Type of Right
Patent
Name of Invention
Beauty Instrument (Patent Number:5356625,5847904)
Oral Argument(Judgment)
February 28, 2020, 1:30PM

Disposed Cases

1. 2018(Ne)10063 Appeal Case of Seeking Injunction and Compensation against Patent Infringemen

Case Information

Appealed From
Osaka District Court(Case Number:2015(Wa)4292)
Parties
[Appellant-Defendant]NeoChemir Inc. ,COSMEPRO CO.,Ltd ,AIRICA Co.,Ltd ,CHIARA MACCHIATO Co.,Ltd ,WINGSENSE CO.,Ltd ,Cosmebose Inc. ,CLEAR NOIR Co.,Ltd
[Appellee-Plaintiff]Medion Research Laboratories Inc.
Type of Right
Patent
Name of Invention
VISCOUS COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING CARBON DIOXIDE(Patent Number:4659980,4912492)
Judgment
June 7,2019
  • Summary and Full text of the judgmentPDF(PDF465KB)

2. 2016(Gyo-Ke)10182Case of Seeking Rescission of the JPO Decision of dismissal of motion to invalidation of Patent
2016(Gyo-Ke)10184Case of Seeking Rescission of the JPO Decision of dismissal of motion to invalidation of Patent

Case Information

Appealed From
Japan Patent Office (Decision Number:Muko 2015-800095)
Parties
[Plaintiff] Nippon Chemiphar Co.,Ltd.(2016(Gyo-Ke)10182),X(2016(Gyo-Ke)10184)
[Defendant] Shionogi & Co.,Ltd.,[Supporting intervener for the defendant] AstraZeneca UK Limited
Type of Right
Patent
Name of Invention
PYRIMIDINE DERIVATIVE (Patent Number:2648897)
Judgment
April 13, 2018

3. 2016(Ne)10046 Appeal Case of Seeking Injunction against Patent Infringement

Case Informationt

Case Information
Appealed From
Tokyo District Court (Case Number:2015(Wa)12414)
Parties
[Appellant - Plaintiff] Debiopharm International S.A.
[Appellee - Defendant] TOWA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD
Type of Right
Patent
Name of Invention
PHARMACEUTICALLY STABLE OXALIPLATINUM PREPARATION (Patent Number:3547755)
Judgment
January 20, 2017
  • Summary and Full text of the judgment(PDF470KB)
  • Full text of the judgment of the first instance(PDF289KB)

4. 2015(Ne)10014 Appeal Case of Seeking Injunction against Patent Infringement

Case Information

Appealed From
Tokyo District Court (Case Number:2013(Wa)4040)
Parties
[Appellant - Defendant] DKSH Japan K,K., Pola Pharma Inc., Iwaki Seiyaku Co.,Ltd., Takata Seiyaku Co.,Ltd
[Appellee - Plaintiff] Chugai Pharmaceutical Co.,Ltd
Type of Right
Patent
Name of Invention
INTERMEDIATES FOR THE SYNTHESIS OF VITAMIN D AND STEROID DERIVATIVES AND PROCESS FOR PREPARATION THEREOF (Patent Number:3310301)
Judgment
March 25, 2016
  • Summary and Full text of the judgment (PDF821KB)
  • Summary and Full text of the judgment of the first instance (PDF493KB)

5. 2013(Gyo-Ke)10195 Case of Seeking Rescission of the JPO
Decision of dismissal of motion to invalidation of Patent【1】
2013(Gyo-Ke)10196 Case of Seeking Rescission of the JPO
Decision of dismissal of motion to invalidation of Patent【2】
2013(Gyo-Ke)10197 Case of Seeking Rescission of the JPO
Decision of dismissal of motion to invalidation of Patent【3】
2013(Gyo-Ke)10198 Case of Seeking Rescission of the JPO
Decision of dismissal of motion to invalidation of Patent【4】

Case Information

Appealed From
Japan Patent Office (Decision Number:Fufuku2011-8105)【1】
Japan Patent Office (Decision Number:Fufuku2011-8106)【2】
Japan Patent Office (Decision Number:Fufuku2011-8107)【3】
Japan Patent Office (Decision Number:Fufuku2011-8108)【4】
Parties
[Plaintiff] GENENTECH, INC.
[Defendant] JPO Commissioner
Type of Right
Patent
Name of Invention
VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL CELL GROWTH FACTOR ANTAGONISTS (Patent Number:3398382)【1】【2】
ANTI-VEGF ANTIBODIES (Patent Number:3957765)【3】【4】
Judgment
May 30, 2014

6. 2013(Ne)10043 Appeal Case of Seeking Declaratory Judgment of Absence of Obligation 【1】
2013(Ra)10007 Appeal Case against a Ruling that Dismissed a Petition for Injunction against Patent Infringement【2】
2013(Ra)10008 Appeal Case against a Ruling that Dismissed a Petition for Injunction against Patent Infringement【3】

Case Information

Appealed From
Tokyo District Court (Case Number:2011(Wa)38969)【1】
Tokyo District Court (Case Number:2011(Yo)22027)【2】
Tokyo District Court (Case Number:2011(Yo)22098)【3】
Parties
[Appellant-Defendant / Obligee]
Samsung Electronics Co.,Ltd
[Appellee-Plaintiff / Obligor]
Apple Japan LLC
Type of Right
Patent
Name of Invention
Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving packet data
(Patent Number:4642898)
Judgment
May 16, 2014

7. 2012(Ne)10015 Appeal Case of Seeking Injunction and Compensation against Patent Infringement(Original suit),Appeal Case of Seeking Compensation(Counterclaim)

Case Information

Appealed From
Tokyo District Court (Case Number:2009(Wa)44391)
Tokyo District Court (Case Number:2011(Wa)19340)
Parties
[Appellant・Appellee-Plaintiff]
Sangenic International Limited
[Appellee・Appellant-Defendant・Counterclaimant]
Aprica Children's Products Inc.
Type of Right
Patent
Name of Invention
WASTE STORAGE DEVICE
(Patent Number:4402165)
Judgment
February 1, 2013

8. 2010(Ne)10043 Appeal Case of Seeking Injunction against Patent Infringement

Case Information

Appealed From
Tokyo District Court (Case Number:2007(Wa)35324)
Parties
[Appellant-Plaintiff] Teva Gogyszergyar Zartkoruen Mukodo Reszvenytarsasag
[Appellee-Defendant] Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co.,Ltd
Type of Right
Patent
Name of Invention
Pravastatin Sodium substantially free of Pravastatin Lactone and Epi-Pravastatin, and compositions containing same
(Patent Number:3737801)
Judgment
January 27, 2012

9. 2006(Gyo-Ke)10563 Case of Seeking Rescission of the JPO Decision of dismissal of motion to invalidation of Patent

Case Information

Appealed From
Japan Patent Office (Decision Number: Muko 2005-80204)
Parties
[Plaintiff] Tamura Kaken Corporation
[Defendant] Taiyo Ink MFG. Co., Ltd
Type of Right
Patent
Name of Invention
Photosensitive thermosetting resin composition and method of forming solder resist pattern by use thereof (Patent Number:2133267)
Judgment
May 30, 2008

10. 2006(Ne)10039 Appeal Case of Seeking Injunction and Compensation against Patent Infringement

Case Information

Appealed From
Tokyo District Court(Case Number: 2004(Wa)23600, 2005(Wa)24177)
Parties
[Appellant-Defendant] Hynix Semiconductor Japan Inc.
[Appellee-Plaintiff] Toshiba Corporation
Type of Right
Patent
Name of Invention
Semiconductor Memory System (Patent Number:3187121)
Disposition
March 22, 2007 (Withdrawal)
  • Full text of the judgment of the first instance (Japanese) (PDF 118KB)

11. 2005(Ne)10021 Appeal Case of Seeking Injunction against Patent Infringement

Case Information

Appealed From
Tokyo District Court(Case Number: 2004(Wa)8557)
Parties
[Appellant-Plaintiff] Canon Inc.
[Appellee-Defendant] Recycle・Assist Co.,Ltd
Type of Right
Patent
Name of Invention
Liquid Containing Vessel, Manufacture Thereof, Package Thereof, Ink Jet Head Cartridge Integrated With Vessel and Recording Head, and Liquid Jet Recorder(Patent Number:3278410)
Judgment
January 31, 2006

12. 2005 (Gyo-Ke) 10042 Case of Seeking Revocation of the JPO Decision to Revoke Patent

Case Information

Appealed From
Japan Patent Office (Decision Number: Igi 2003-70728)
Parties
[Plaintiff] Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
[Defendant] JPO Commissioner
Name of Invention
Manufacturing method of polarizing film (Patent Number: 3327423)
Judgment
November 11, 2005

13. 2005 (Ne) 10040 Appeal Case of Seeking Injunction against Patent Infringement

Case Information

Appealed From
Tokyo District Court (Case Number: 2005 (Wa) 16732)
Parties
[Appellant-Defendant] Justsystem Corporation
[Appellee-Plaintiff] Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Type of Right
Patent
Name of Invention
Information processing device and information processing means (Patent Number: 2803236)
Judgment
September 30,2005
  1. IP Judgments in Japan
    1. Grand Panel Cases of the IP High Court
    2. Important IP Judgment by Category
      1. 1(1)(a)Eligibility
      2. 1(1)(b) Novelty/ Inventive Step
      3. 1(1)(c) Description Requirement of the Claim/the Specification
      4. 1(1)(d) Misappropriated Application
      5. 1(1)(e) Requirements for Divisional Application
      6. 1(2) Claim Construction
      7. 1(3) Amendment/ Correction
      8. 1(4) Requirement for Registration of Extension of Duration of Patent Right
      9. 1(5) Procedure for Suits against Appeal/Trial Decisions made by the JPO
      10. 1(6) Indirect Infringement
      11. 1(7) Infringement under the Doctrine of Equivalents
      12. 1(8) Exhaustion, Abuse of Right, or other Defenses
      13. 1(9) The Amount of Damages
      14. 1(10) Calculation of the Employee's Invention Compensation
      15. 1(11) Inventorship
      16. 1(12) Jurisdiction and Others
      17. 2(1)(a) Common Name(Article 3, paragraph(1),item(1))
      18. 2(1)(b) Distinctiveness/Distinctiveness acquired through Use (Article 3, paragraph (1), item(3), paragraph (2))
      19. 2(1)(c) The Mark to cause Damage to Public Policy) (Article 4, paragraph(1), item(7))
      20. 2(1)(d) Similarity (Article 4, paragraph(1), item(10), item(11))
      21. 2(1)(e) The Mark to cause Confusion (Article 4, paragraph(1), item(15))
      22. 2(1)(f) Prior use
      23. 2(1)(g) Others
      24. 2(2) The Registered Trademark not in Use (article 50)
      25. 2(3) Unfair Use of the registered Trade Mark
      26. 2(4) Use as a trade mark
      27. 2(5) Similarity of Marks
      28. 2(6) Similarity of Goods or Services
      29. 2(7) Exhaustion, Abuse of Right, or other Defenses
      30. 2(8) The Amount of Damages
      31. 2(9) Binding effect of the JPO decision
      32. 2(10) Jurisdiction and Others
      33. 3(1) Validity of the Design Right Registration
      34. 3(2) Similarity of Goods
      35. 4(1) Copyrightability
      36. 4(2) Works of Computer Programming
      37. 4(3) Compilations
      38. 4(4) Copyright Ownership
      39. 4(5)(a) Right of Reproduction / Right of Adaptation
      40. 4(5)(b) Right of public Transmission
      41. 4(5)(c)Right to Rent Out
      42. 4(6) Limitation on Copyright
      43. 4(7) Liability of Joint Tortfeasors/Secondary Liability
      44. 4(8) The Moral Rights of Author
      45. 4(9) The Amount of Damages
      46. 4(10) Jurisdiction and Others
      47. 5(1) Unfair Competition
      48. 5(2) Indication of Goods or Business
      49. 5(3) Identity of Shapes
      50. 5(4) The Domain Name
      51. 5(5) The Indication likely to cause misconception
      52. 5(6) The Act of making or circulating a false Allegation
      53. 5(7) trade secret
      54. 5(8) Jurisdiction and Others
      55. 6(1) Right of Publicity