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Certified Copy of Priority Document issued by the OHIM

When a design/trademark application is filed in Japan claiming a priority of the first filing at the OHIM (Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market) under the Paris Convention, a certified copy of priority document must be submitted to the JPO.
However, the documents listed below out of the documents approved and issued by the OHIM are not acceptable as certified copies of priority documents to the JPO.

 ・Extract from the database containing Community Trade Mark Applications
 ・Extract from the database containing Community Design Applications

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IP News-Design/Trademark

March 29, 2016 Change in Practice of Extension of Time to Respond to Notice of Reason(s) for Rejection
March 29, 2016 Reduction in Official Fees for Patents and Trademarks
November 11, 2015 Certified Copy of Priority Document issued by the OHIM
January 25, 2012 Reduction in Annual Fees for Registered Designs

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