Expanded 3rd edition of the EPC Guide for Practitioners has been released in Japan.
The Japanese version of the 3rd edition of the well-known “EPC Handbook – Guide for Practitioners” was released recently (ISBN 978-4-7693-7180-9). This edition was also co-authored by BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT Partners, Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar and Christian W. Appelt, and translated into Japanese by the Japanese authors, Motohiko Fujimara, S. Nagaoka and Key Konishi. In particular, the third edition covers the extensive changes to the European Patent Convention (EPC) which came into force on 1st April 2010. Versions of the EPC Handbook are also available in China, Taiwan and India, as well as in Arabic.