This is a website of the Legal Department of HARAKENZO WORLD PATENT & TRADEMARK, which is the international patent law firm founded in 1976 and has a total of 250 staff members in offices of Osaka, Tokyo, Hiroshima and Nagoya.
The Legal Department has patent/trademark attorneys and other staff members (including foreign staff members) and offers supports and consulting services in intellectual property matters such as trademark applications, anti-counterfeiting measures, design applications, and copyright matters.
Through our wealth of knowledge and experience on global intellectual property matters, we provide you with practical and timely assistance in obtaining useful trademark rights and in your overseas trademark registrations involved in your overseas expansion. We provide you with assistance in obtaining trademark rights.
HARAKENZO WORLD PATENT & TRADEMARK is a large-scale firm having a total of 250 staff members, including a U.S. attorney at law, foreign patent/trademark attorneys, and foreign staff members. HARAKENZO's Osaka Head Office, Tokyo Head Office, Hiroshima Office and Nagoya Office are all equipped with high-security, sophisticated IT equipment and television conference systems, which enables us to respond to any requests and inquiries from all our clients anywhere in Japan and in the world. We ensure to satisfy your needs through our staff members best suited for each individual case with our concerted efforts.Through our seamless team approach including due considerations and multiple checks by our professional staff members thoroughly experienced in intellectual property practices, we offer “courteous, proper, and quick” legal services of high level, making the most of our ability unique to the “large-scale, international, integrated, intellectual property law firm”.
HARAKENZO has established the trademark-specialty department having many patent attorneys and paralegals specialized in trademark practices with a view to obtaining the “strong” trademark rights that enhance the branding strategy of our clients. In addition, HARAKENZO also has established a global network spanning the countries worldwide by building a system of cooperation with the overseas law firms.Through such a global network and our wealth of experience and expertise, we ensure to satisfy all your needs through our speedy, high-quality legal services in domestic and international trademark-related matters, including developing the branding strategy of our clients, creating/selecting a trademark (brand, trade name, etc.), trademark search, procedures from the filing of a trademark application to the obtaining of a trademark right, legal measures against infringement and counterfeiting by the third party, and negotiation relating to a licensing agreement.
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■For Individuals and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
■Subsidies of Fees Incurred to Obtain Trademark Rights
■Tips for Naming Your Goods and Services
■Consultation about the Use of Registered Trademarks
■Second Opinion Service
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■First-to-file, first-to-register system
■Description of the early examination system
■Opposition / Trials
■Management of Right
■For Local Governments
■For General Incorporated Associations and Business Cooperatives
■Consultation about All Trademark-Related Matters
■Instances of Trademark Troubles
■Is This an Infringement on an Intellectual Property Right?
■For Those in the Venture Enterprises
■For Those Engaged in the Apparel Industry
■For Those Engaged in the Infrastructure/Construction Industry
■For Those Engaged in the “Pachinko/Pachislo” Industry
■For Those engaged in the Food Industry
■For Those Engaged in the Book/Magazine Industry
■For Those Engaged in the Video Game Software Industry
■For Those Engaged in the Pharmaceuticals-Related/Drugstore
■For those engaged in music industry
■For those engaged in the beauty industry
■For those of you engaged in the food & drink serving industry
■For those engaged in the pet industry
■For IT Enterprises
■Plant Variety Registration and Trademark Registration
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