Security Rights in Intellectual Property in Japan

  • Megumi HaraEmail author
  • Yuriko Haga
Part of the Ius Comparatum - Global Studies in Comparative Law book series (GSCL, volume 45)


Although using intellectual property rights as collateral for obtaining credit has gained attention, it is far from being widespread in Japan. In this chapter, the types of security rights in intellectual property rights under Japanese law are examined, particularly their creation, perfection, and enforcement. Together with a description of the practical use of intellectual property rights as collateral and an overview of the financing environment, this chapter provides an assessment of intellectual property financing in Japan.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gakushuin UniversityTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Kanazawa UniversityKanazawaJapan

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