Kokoku (patent law)


Kokoku (patent law)

The "kokoku" or "kokoku tokkyo koho" is the name given to the examined and approved Japanese patent application, as opposed to the "kokai", the published, unexamined Japanese patent application.

See also

* Japanese patent law


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