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July 2014

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INPADOC Databases – Update on Japanese Legal Status Information

30. May 2012

The INPADOC legal status collection has been significantly enhanced with the addition of Japanese legal status data for Japanese patents and utility models. These data are currently available from June 2010 onwards and backfile data are continuously been loaded back to 2003. INPADOC comprises about 90 selected legal status events for Japanese documents, including

  • pre-grant events (JPA-codes)
  • renewal fee payment (JPFPAY code)
  • registration information (JPR-codes, JPS-codes)

Trial information (JPT-codes) about appeals, oppositions and invalidations is not yet available.