Board Decisions at TTAB in Japan


  1. 1.We are posting the data we have collected over years. Please feel free to use them as reference.
  2. 2.Some figurative trademarks are referred to as normal font in the lists.
  3. 3.As to multiple-class applications, one of the classes is indicated.
  4. 4.The listed cases include Appeal Trials against Examiner’s refusal, Invalidation Trials, Cancellation Trials and Oppositions.
  5. 5.Please note that trademarks which were accepted for registration in the Appeal Trials had been once rejected by a single Examiner at the first examination stage.
  6. 6.Invalidation Trials and Oppositions are filed by third parties after trademarks concerned are once duly registered by the JPO, which means that these trademarks are highly likely to cause problems in actual business.
  7. 7.Some trademarks in Katakana (Japanese script) are transliterated into English.
  8. 8.A parenthesis in Case No. shows "A.D."


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