Home > Utility Model > Q&A > Amendment before Registration

Amendment before Registration

Amendment before Registration
When can an amendment be filed?

Voluntary amendment can be filed for one month from the filing date (Utility Model Act Article 2-2 and Cabinet Order on Utility Model, Article 1). Any amendment of the description, claim(s) or drawing(s) shall be made within the scope of the matters described in the description, claim(s) or drawing(s) originally attached to the application (Utility Model Act Article 2-2, Paragraph 2).
Moreover, an amendment can be filed in response to an amendment order during a period specified by the Commissioner, to meet the basic requirements (Article 6-2).

Utility Model

Japanese IP Knowledge Base


Utility Model