— Latest update: March 2022 —
Japan’s market economy encourages competition in industry and commerce. The Unfair Competition Prevention Act (UCPA) serves as a means of prohibiting acts which constitute unfair competition.
> For further info on the Antimonopoly Law, visit our section on Advertising and Competition
> For further info on the IPR system in Japan, visit our section on Intellectual Property Rights
What do companies with R&D in Europe and Japan need to know in regard to the various employee invention legal systems?This webinar explains the basics of different legal systems on employee
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