Monday IPDate May 29, 2023

World IP news: from Japan and outer space

Patent news

Revisions to Japanese Unfair Competition Prevention Act and IP Laws to Take Effect June 2023

These revisions reflect an effort by the Japanese government to modernize Japan’s laws and accommodate the ever-evolving IP-related needs of multinational corporations.

Trademark news

INTA Announces Landmark White Paper on Intellectual Property in Space

The International Trademark Association (INTA) announced in a press release that it has published a seminal white paper titled IP in Space. With economic activity in outer space expected to soar in the coming years, this white paper underscores the urgent need to foster and protect intellectual property (IP) in this new frontier.