Regarding patents, utility models, designs and trademarks, please tell us about (1) "period until registration", (2) "protection period", and (3) "fee".

Patent

 "Period to registration"

  If a request for examination is filed at the same time as the application, the average is 14.3 months after the application (the waiting period for examination [FA period] is 9.5 months on average) (FY2019)

● In some cases, you may be registered within 6 months by using the accelerated examination system and super accelerated examination system. In the patent accelerated examination system, the waiting period for examination is 2.5 months (FY2009), and in the super accelerated examination system, it is 0.6 months ( FY2009)).

 

     "Protection period"

  20 years from the filing date

      "price"

 After the interview (meeting), we will make an "estimate" based on our price list.

The basic fee for application projects varies depending on the content of the project.

 The Japan Patent Attorneys Association is conducting a "Questionnaire on Patent Attorneys Remuneration (2009 version)". (* 2006 version)

 Firm price list, and the questionnaire as a reference, the  It is set so that it will not be higher than the average remuneration amount (patent market price).

Utility model

 "Period to registration"

  Approximately 2 to 3 months after application (In the utility model system, substantive examination unlike the patent system is not performed, so early registration is possible.)

     "Protection period"

 10 years from the filing date

 "price"

 After the interview (meeting), we will make an "estimate" based on our price list.

The basic fee for application projects varies depending on the content of the project.

 The Japan Patent Attorneys Association is conducting a " Questionnaire on Patent Attorneys Remuneration (2009 version)". (* 2006 version)

Firm price list, and the questionnaire as a reference, the  It is set so that it will not be higher than the average remuneration amount (utility model market price).

Design

   "Period to registration"

  Approximately 6 to 8 months after application (The average waiting period for examination [FA period] is 6.0 months (FY2019). In 2018, the average is 6.2 months.) 

       "Protection period"

25 years from the filing date

      "price"

 After the interview (meeting), we will make an "estimate" based on our price list.

The basic fee for application projects varies depending on the content of the project.

 The Japan Patent Attorneys Association is conducting a " Questionnaire on Patent Attorneys Remuneration (2009 version)". (* 2006 version)

Firm price list, the questionnaire as a reference, the average remuneration (design of the market) we have set so as not to expensive than.

Trademark

     "Period to registration"

 Approximately 6 to 10 months after application (The average waiting period for examination [FA period] is 9.9 months (2019). In 2018, the average is 7.9 months.)  (In addition, there are cases where registration is made within 6 months due to the use of the accelerated examination system. Under the accelerated examination system for trademarks, the waiting period for examination is 1.7 months (FY2019))

    "Protection period"

10 years from the date of registration (permanently protected by using the renewal registration system)

      "price"

After the interview (meeting), we will make an "estimate" based on our price list.

The basic fee for application projects varies depending on the content of the project.

 The Japan Patent Attorneys Association is conducting a " Questionnaire on Patent Attorneys Remuneration (2009 version)". (* 2006 version)

Firm price list, and the questionnaire as a reference, the It is set so that it will not be higher than the average remuneration amount (trademark market price).