This article is designed to help you prepare an application for trademark registration. It provides links to templates and basic information about the process, and briefly explains how to fill out the form and the preliminary search. It is an easy-to-follow guide to help you get started smoothly with your trademark registration.
This page provides an overview of applications for trademark registration with priority claims and the procedures to be taken with the JPO, both for applications to the Japanese Patent Office and applications to foreign patent offices.
When applying for a trademark, you may be wondering whether to file a single application designating multiple classes or multiple applications per class. Here we explain the advantages and disadvantages of each.
I don't know where trademark registration is done. This article will help you to understand this question. It also introduces the benefits of registration and the process and fees to help you protect your business.
The article explains how long a trademark registration is valid and if trademark rights can be renewed. The article also explains how long a trademark is registered, how to pay the registration fee, and when the right expires.
This article explains whether foreigners can apply for Japanese patents and trademark registrations. It also includes information on how to file an application with the Japan Patent Office and where to go for advice.
As many as 26,000 trademark applications are filed in China each day. This includes preemptive trademark applications for Japanese place names, brands, etc., creating obstacles for Japanese companies in their business activities in China. Trademark registration is essential for successful business in China. This article explains the necessity of registering a trademark in China and the precautions to take when filing an application.
How much does it cost to obtain trademark rights? This article explains in detail the fees required for trademark registration, including how to calculate the fees to be paid to the Patent Office if you file the application yourself, and the market rate of fees if you request a patent attorney.
Are there any disadvantages to applying for and registering a trademark in Japan? This article explains the advantages and disadvantages of registering a trademark in Japan and provides some countermeasures to the disadvantages.
This article explains the concept of trademark registration when the prospects for use of the trademark are uncertain, and how to obtain trademark rights in order to avoid cancellation after registration, as well as the system of non-use cancellation trials.
Patents and trademarks have one thing in common in that they are registered in the Patent Office registry and conferred the rights of patent and trademark, respectively, after an application is filed with the Patent Office and the application passes the examination. These are both types of intellectual property rights. This article will introduce the differences between these rights granted by the JPO and how they are used.
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.