Applications down as grant rate exceeds 60% at the JPO 29 Sep 12
Joff Wild The Japan Patent Office has published its annual report for 2012. As ever with the JPO it is an extremely detailed piece of work, chock-full of statistics. Among the data you can find the following: • The overall number of patent applications the office receives is continuing to fall. The high point was reached in 2005, when 427,078 applications...
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