November 15, 2019

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INPADOC Enhanced with More Current and Complete Japanese Legal Status Information

Since INPADOC update week 2019/41, the Japanese Patent Office (JPO) has accelerated provision of legal status events by two weeks. New legal event data is now available within two weeks after publication (Gazette date in field /LSD). Additionally, the completeness for all JP legal event codes has increased considerably. Since update week 2019/41, the legal status of about 280,000 JP applications with a Gazette date before 2019 have been updated.