— 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 Laws should you know when starting a business in Japan?Legal matters upon starting and operating a business in Japan from technical points will be described in this webinar. On the other hand
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