Method for accelerating the register of your trademark in the Japan Patent Office

Method for accelerating the register of your trademark in the Japan Patent Office 【ArticleNo. 02_0007】 Contents of this article               In this article, a patent attorney who is trademark professional explains the trademark registration in simple terms. If you are running a business, trademark registration will always be with you.  This article will provide you with the advantages of trademark registration, points of concern, the registration flow, and the like.   What is trademark registration?               Trademark registration refers to the process of registering a trademark which indicates goods and/or services, with the Japan Patent Office to obtain trademark rights.  […]

Trademark registration, explained 2

Trademark registration, explained 2 【ArticleNo. 02_0006】 Contents of this article               In this article, a patent attorney who is trademark professional explains the trademark registration in simple terms. If you are running a business, trademark registration will always be with you.  This article will provide you with the advantages of trademark registration, points of concern, the registration flow, and the like.   Procedures of trademark registration in Japan               The procedures of the trademark registration typically are as follows: - (1) Researching the third party's registered-trademark, - (2) Filing a trademark application with the Patent Office, - (3) Examination by […]

Consideration of expanding your business overseas

Consideration of expanding your business overseas 【ArticleNo. 02_0001】 Consideration of expanding your business overseas Thank you for your reference to this site and this article.  Regarding expanding your business overseas, we recommend filing a trademark application in Japan.  This is because that there are cautionary points of expanding your business overseas.  For example, cautionary points are as shown below:               1. Whether or not your products and services are accepted in Japan? 2. Whether or not you are able to make money from your own products and services? 3. Whether or not your products and services are legally able to […]

Trademark registration, explained

Trademark registration, explained 【ArticleNo. 02_0005】 Contents of this article               In this article, a patent attorney who is trademark professional explains the trademark registration in simple terms. If you are running a business, trademark registration will always be with you.  This article will provide you with the advantages of trademark registration, points of concern. What is trademark registration?               Trademark registration refers to the process of registering a mark (trademark) with the patent office which government runs. By registering a trademark, such as a name or logo that you use in your business, with the patent office, you will be […]

What should be registered as a trademark in the first place?

What should be registered as a trademark in the first place? 【ArticleNo. 02_0004】 Why do you want to use your trademark? We propose not doing just "casually" register a trademark which you decided on a trademark.  First of all, we believe you should clarify the "role" of the trademark.  This is because whether or not the trademark needs to be registered in the first place will change.  Two role of the trademark. A trademark has two roles, i.e., the "trademark for accumulating trust" and the "trademark for supporting accumulating trust". The "trademark for accumulating trust" is for accumulating brand power.  […]

Business Strategy of Goods and Services Trademarks in Japan

Business Strategy of Goods and Services Trademarks in Japan【ArticleNo. 02_0003】Business strategy of goods and services trademarks in JapanThank you for visiting this site and referring to this article.  The following shows the business strategy of goods trademarks in Japan.  From this, you can understand that the registration of trademark rights in Japan is a prerequisite for doing business.  Please consider acquiring a trademark right in Japan for making your business successful.Type of trademarkGenerally, the type of trademarks includes house marks (corporate trademark), family names (category trademark), pet marks (goods and services trademark), and technology brand trademark.  We will disclose the […]

Business Benefits of Taking a Registered Trademark in Japan

 Business Benefits of Taking a Registered Trademark in Japan【ArticleNo. 02_0002】What means has a trademark in Japan?Thank you for visiting this site and this article.  The following shows the explanation of the functions of trademarks in Japan, the advantages of trademark right, and the disadvantages of not having trademark right.  In the basis of this explanation, we believe you will understand that the registration of trademark right in Japan is a prerequisite for developing your business.  Please consider acquiring a trademark right in order to make your business successful.Trademark function in JapanTrademarks are preferably used in Japan to show the following […]