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About INPIT

What is the National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT) ?

The INPIT was established as an independent administrative institution on April 1, 2001. The Center provides comprehensive information on industrial property. This includes gathering and preserving official gazettes on industrial property from all over the world, and offering them for public perusal;  providing consultations on industrial property; collecting and preserving reference materials which may be used in examination and in appeal process at the Japan Patent Office, and offering them for public perusal ; and encouraging strategic exploitation of industrial property rights.
In October 2004, the Center changed its name to the present one and started providing “human resource development services.”

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