Do you know that there are many different types of trademarks in Japan? Here is an overview of the different types of trademarks in Japan, including traditional trademarks, new types of trademarks, Regional Collective Trademark Registration System, Defensive Mark Registration System, and much more!
Trademark registration is a way to acquire rights to a character. By registering its name or design as a trademark, you can prevent others from copying or using it without your permission. This article will explain in detail how to register a trademark for a character and what to note for it.
There are cases where even a simple word such as a single kanji character can be registered as a trademark. We will explain by taking Nintendo's trademark registration of "草" as an example.
Is a law firm the right place to request an application for trademark registration? There are several legal qualifications and law firms, so this is a guide for those who are not sure where to consult regarding the process of obtaining trademark rights.
If an identical or similar logo is already registered in the same industry, the trademark cannot be registered even if an application is filed. Here is a free and easy way to search for trademark registration information for those who are considering applying for a logo trademark.
To register a trademark, you need to file a trademark application with the Japan Patent Office. Here, we will introduce the general method of trademark registration, a service that allows you to easily apply for a trademark using the Internet, and some useful websites related to trademarks.
Use of a trademark registered by others may constitute trademark infringement. To avoid unknowingly infringing on the trademark rights of others, we will explain what constitutes trademark infringement, how to avoid the risk of infringement, how to safely use your trademark, and how to conduct a trademark search.
Contact a patent attorney to register your trademark! Patent attorneys are the point of contact for intellectual property rights such as patents and trademarks, and are experts in representing clients in procedures with the Patent Office.
This section explains the precautions to be taken when creating and registering a logo trademark using free fonts or text fonts that are installed on the PC from the beginning. Is there any problem with registering a trademark that uses font material created by others?