Once you have received the decision to grant of trademark registration, you will need to pay the registration fee to the JPO. The payment must be made within the designated period, so please check the method to ensure that the payment procedure goes smoothly.
Is it possible to register a trademark that is partially identical to another's trademark in Japan? Or can a claim of infringement be made against a another's trademark that is partially identical to my own trademark in Japan? This article explains the similarity and dissimilarity of combined trademarks with examples.
In order to have your trademark application registered, you need to respond to a notice from the JPO called a decision of trademark registration. In this section, we will explain what an "decision of trademark registration" is, and then look at how to respond to the decision of trademark registration.
When you receive Notice of reasons for refusal (Office Action) to a trademark application, a request for extension of response deadline to Office Action can be filed. The article explains the revisions on the request for extension started as of January 1, 2022.
If you have no experience in trademark registration, it is difficult to figure out what to do to register a trademark. We will explain the main points in an easy-to-understand manner so that you can get a general idea of what to expect.