Seminars hosted by Shiga

Relaxed Requirements for the Grace Period for Designs in Japan

Date and Time
6:00 p.m. (JST) on Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Lecture language
Practice Area
Shiga International Patent Office

Outline of the Webinar

The Japanese Design Law has been revised and the requirements for enjoying the grace period will be relaxed. The revision will come into effect on January 1, 2024.

Mr. Tomohiro Gyoda, who is well experienced in the grace period for designs, will explain how the practice will change and information applicants should know in order to successfully register designs by using the grace period in Japan.


  • This webinar is aimed at providing IP information to our business partners and clients from overseas. Registration from persons who work for IP firms or law firms in Japan will not be approved as this may be deemed as a conflict of interest with our business.
  • The webinar is expected to consist of a 20 to 30-minute presentation and a 5 to 10-minute Q&A session.
  • If you miss watching the live session, you will receive an on-demand recorded video link a day after the live session is over. Please still register with the registration form.