Crabs, convenience stores and coffee houses—Trade mark and unfair competition protection for store front trade dress in Japan

By Tessensohn J.

The author
  • John A. Tessensohn is Board Member at SHUSAKU·YAMAMOTO, Osaka, Japan.
This article
  • In Japan, businesses can protect their store design, store front and/or trade dress by using the non-traditional trade mark registration regime, eg three dimensional trade marks, position trade marks, motion trade marks and unfair competition law.
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    Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice