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Dez 03, 2020 (Newsletter Issue 20/20)
Japan
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First Design of Graphic Image Registered


On November 9, 2020, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry announced that the a graphic image has successfully been registered under the Design Act for the first time in Japan.

The Japanese Design Act was drastically revised to grant exclusive rights over graphic design images, enhancing innovation and competitiveness of companies in 2019 and came into force on April 1, 2020.


Source: www.harakenzo.com; www.meti.go.jp