Agency services: Patent, utility model, trademark, design application

This is an overview of service fees for patent applications, utility model registration applications, design registration applications, and trademark registration applications (as of March 27, 2020). The prices exclude any tax. A 10% consumption tax will be charged separately on each service fee. In addition, official fees to pay to the Japanese Patent Office are needed separately.

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PCT National Phase Entry into Japan

Item Attorney’s Fee(JPY) (tax excluded) Official Fee(JPY)
Filing a Japanese Patent Application 100,000 14,000
Translation For English to Japanese:
30JPY per one word(English)

For other language, please feel free to contact to us.
 
Modification of drawings for Japanese Patent Application (if necessary) 3,000~10,000/drawing
(depending on difficulty)
 
Examination request 10,000 124,000+ (3,600 * number of claims) 

Responding to an Office Action (each time) ~120,000
(depending on difficulty)
 
Registration 100,000(including Contingency Fee) (2,100+ (200 * number of claims)) * 3
(Registration fee for 3 years)

Patent Application with claiming Conventional priority(Paris Route)

Item Attorney’s Fee(JPY) (tax excluded) Official Fee(JPY)
Filing a Japanese Patent Application 100,000 14,000
Translation For English to Japanese:
30JPY per one word(English)

For other language, please feel free to contact to us.
 
Modification of drawings for Japanese Patent Application (if necessary) 3,000~10,000/drawing
(depending on difficulty)
 
Examination request 10,000 138,000+ (4,000 * number of claims)
Responding to an Office Action (each time) ~120,000
(depending on difficulty)
 
Registration 100,000(including Contingency Fee) (2,100+ (200 * number of claims)) *3 
(Registration fee for 3 years)

Application for registration of utility model with claiming Conventional priority(Paris Route)

Item Attorney’s Fee(JPY) (tax excluded) Official Fee(JPY)
Filing a Japanese Utility model Application 100,000 14,000
Translation For English to Japanese:
30JPY per one word(English)

For other language, please feel free to contact to us.
 
Modification of drawings for Japanese Patent Application (if necessary) 3,000~10,000/drawing
(depending on difficulty)
 
Registration 20,000 (2,100+ (100 * number of claims)) * 3
(Registration fee for 3 years)

Trademark Registration Application

Item Our service fee (JPY) (tax excluded) Official Fee(JPY)
Filing a Japanese Trademark Registration Application 40,000+ (20,000* number of additional classes) 12,000+ (8,600* number of addtional classes)
Responding to an Office Action (each time) ~60,000
(depending on difficulty)
 
Registration 20,000 28,200* Number of classes (10-years registration fee)
or
16,400* Number of classes (5-years registration fee)

Design Registration Application

Item Attorney’s Fee(JPY) (tax excluded) Official Fee(JPY)
Filing a Japanese Design Registration Application 100,000~

This fee depends on the cost for preparation of drawings.
14,000
Responding to an Office Action (each time) ~80,000
(depending on difficulty)
 
Registration 20,000 25,500
(Registration fee for 3 years)

Patent Utilization Support Service

  • Patent Portfolio Evaluation
    • Japanese Patent:
      • When classifying four stages (A to D) by basic steps
        • 100,000 JPY per 100 patents
      • When to subdivide ranks by additional steps
        • 500 JPY per one patent
    • U.S. and European Patents:
      • When classifying four stages (A to D) by basic steps
        • 150,000 JPY per 100 patens
      • When to subdivide ranks by additional steps
        • 750 JPY per one patent
  • Infringement Evidence Investigation/ClaimCharts/EoUs Creation
    • We will conduct infringement evidence investigations and claimscharts/EoUs creation for the patent portfolio specified by a client. All claimcharts/EoUs created are delivered (usually 1 to 3).
      • 300,000 ~2,000,000JPY(depending on working days)
  • Product Analysis Support/ Claimchart/ EoU Review / Strengthening Of The Matter
    • We would like to provide services flexibly in accordity with the customer’s purpose and strategy. Therefore, we will provide an estimate after consulting and meeting individually.