Practices

Details of Intellectual Property

Prevention and Resolution of Disputes Regarding Patent Right and Utility Model Right

Our attorneys and patent attorneys cooperate in preventing and resolving disputes over infringement of patent right and utility model right.
We provide our legal advice and act for our clients based on our wide range of experiences to prevent and resolve disputes, by preparing or reviewing expertise opinions and contracts, and by pursuing negotiations, litigations, and arbitration and mediation procedures. We are well prepared for acting at invalidation trials and litigation rescinding a trial decision at Japan Patent Office.
Also, we can make a global response from the viewpoint of cross-border legal services to deal with the cases that require actions in foreign countries as well as in Japan.
See here for procedures at Patent Office such as applications for patents and utility models, and see here for cross-border practices.

Prevention and Resolution of Disputes Regarding Trademark Right and Design Right

Our attorneys and patent attorneys cooperate in preventing and resolving disputes over infringement of trademark right and design right.
We provide our legal advice and act for our clients based on our wide range of experiences to prevent and resolve disputes, by preparing or reviewing expertise opinions and contracts, and by pursuing negotiations, litigations, and arbitration and mediation procedures. We are well prepared for acting at invalidation trials, trial for cancellation, and litigation rescinding a trial decision at Japan Patent Office.
Also, we can make a global response from the viewpoint of cross-border legal services to deal with the cases that require actions in foreign countries as well as in Japan.
See here for procedures at Patent Office such as applications for trademark and design, and see here for cross-border practices.

Prevention and Resolution of Disputes Regarding Copyright

We have attorneys-at-law who have a good knowledge of the Copyright Act and act for preventing and resolving disputes over infringement of copyright.
We provide our legal advice and act for our clients based on our wide range of experiences to prevent and resolve disputes, by preparing or reviewing expertise opinions and contracts, and by pursuing negotiations, litigations, and arbitration and mediation procedures.
Especially, we provide our legal advice and act for our clients to enforce copyrights in accordance with the characters of copyrighted work based on our abundant experience in art field, software, and IT business.

Prevention and Resolution of Disputes Regarding Unfair Competition Prevention Act, Plant Variety Protection and Seed Act, and Geographical Indications of Goods Act

We are experienced in protection of indication of goods or business, configuration of goods, trade secrets, domain name that are protected by Unfair Competition Prevention Act.
We have achieved many satisfactory results in dispute procedures for transfer of domain names at Arbitration and Mediation Center of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and Japan Intellectual Property Arbitration Center.
Also, we provide our legal advice and file applications on Plant Variety Protection and Seed Act and Geographical Indications of Goods Act.

Border Measures to Suspend the Importation and Exportation of Infringed Goods at Customs

We handle border measures to suspend the importation and exportation of infringed goods (trademark right, design right, patent right, and certain goods protected under Unfair Competition Prevention Act), especially we have achieved satisfactory results in border measures based on trademark right and design right.
We also provide our legal advice on suspension of counterfeit goods in foreign countries in cooperation with local law firms with which we enjoy cooperative relations.

Employee’s Invention and Work For Hire

We provide wide range of legal advice on resolution of disputes and drafting of company rules for employee inventor compensation.

Intellectual Property License Contract, Intellectual Property Transfer Contract, and Intellectual Property Collateral Contract

We have extensive experience in drafting and reviewing license contracts and transfer contracts regarding patent, design, trademark, copyright, and technological know-how (and advising on the transfer pricing taxation issues).
Also, we handle financial transactions regarding intellectual property transfer and acquisition of security.

Collaborative Research and Development Contract and Software Development Consignment Contract

We are richly experienced in drafting and reviewing of contracts, providing legal advice, pursuing litigations and alternative dispute resolution procedures regarding collaborative research and development contract and software development consignment contract that are necessary for research and development of technology.

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Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo 100-0004, Japan
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