Our IP Practice

Our IP practice includes the following areas:


  • Preparation and prosecution of Japanese applications for patents, trademarks, and industrial designs
  • Prosecution of trials against rejections, and trials for invalidation before the Japan Patent Office


  • Translations of patent specifications, trademark applications, and industrial design applications.


  • Arrangement of intellectual property seminars for Japanese businesses


  • Expert opinions with regard to patentability, infringement, validity, and enforceability
  • Opinions on Freedom to operate in Japan
  • Enforcing of intellectual property rights including patents, trademarks, and industrial designs
  • Counseling for international protection of Japanese intellectual property rights