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Archived updates for Tuesday, January 18, 2005

JPO Seeks Copyright Authority for Benrishi

According to a January 17, 2005 srticle in the Daily Yomiuri, the Japanese Patent Office will submit a bill seeking to revise the Patent Attorneys Law to the ordinary Diet session, which opens this month. The proposed legislation would revise the Law to authorize "benrishi" to represent clients in out-of-court disputes over copyrights for music, movies and other works. (Thanks PHOSITA)
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