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Q155. What kind of correction can be requested?

Q155. What kind of correction can be requested?

A155. The corrections are limited to the followings:
1) Restriction of the scope of claims;
2) Correction of errors or incorrect translations; and
3) Clarification of an ambiguous statement.
Please note that the correction of the description, the scope of claims or the drawings have to remain within the scope of the matters disclosed in the description, the scope of claims, or the drawings attached to the application of the patent (in the case of correction target of the errors or the incorrect translations, the description, the scope of claims and the drawings originally attached to the application of the patent (in the case of a patent with regard to a foreign language written application, foreign language documents)). Further, the correction of the description, the scope of claims or the drawings cannot substantially enlarge or alter the scope of claims.