Changes in our leadership team effect from January 1, 2024

It is with great pleasure to inform you of some changes in our leadership team that took effect from January 1, 2024. These changes come at an exciting juncture as we celebrate our 35th Anniversary. I would like to express our sincerest gratitude to you because this milestone was made possible only through our Clients' continued support and trust. The changes are: The former President, Masaharu Hagiri, assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer. The former Vice President, Kayo Nakamura, is promoted to President. Hiroki Ono is appointed Vice President. We remain committed to sustained, fruitful growth, and we are ...

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Holiday Notice

This is to inform you that our office will be closed during National Holidays from December 29, 2020 to January 3, 2021, and January 11, 2021. The Japan Patent Office will be closed during this period as well.

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Notice of Revision to the Design Law

Expansion of the Applicability for the Protection of Screen Designs and Modifications to the Requirements for Filing Applications for the Similar Design by the Same Person.

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Notice about the commencement of Retail Service Trademark System

As from April 1st of this year, we hereby inform you that a system to make possible the registration of trademarks or brands for retail services has been introduced.

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The Story of our Struggle ot Acquire the First Design Application in the European Community

In this report I would like to give an account of the experiences we had, in particular the interesting aspects, when filing our first design application in Europe.

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