Utility Patent Protection Under Japanese LawA patent for an invention gives the inventor the right for a limited period to stop others from making, using or selling the invention without the permission of the inventor. A utility patent gives the inventor or applicant the rights for predetermined terms.
The following questions have been addressed in this article:What about retaining a Japanese lawfirm to file the utility application?
How does the licensing arrangement work with the utility patents?
In a work for hire relationship, who would own the rights in the utility model?