Japanse Patent Application(for foreign clients)

Japanse Patent Application(for foreign clients)

A. PATENT APPLICATIONFiling

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Filing Japanese Patent Application
in Japanese (Paris Route)
100000 14,000
Filing Japanese Patent Application
in Foreign Language (Paris Route)
100000 22000
Claiming Conventional Priority 10000  
Translation from English to Japanese
(per English word)
32  
Review of Japanese Specification 20000 ~ 30000/h (hourly charge)  
Preparation of Japanese Drawings
(per page)
4800  
Inserting elements converted to images into
the specification (per image)
1200  
Basic Fee for Filing a Sequence Listing 10000  
Review and Preparation of
Sequence Listing
30000 ~ 50000  

Request for Examination

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Basic Fee (filed before March 31, 2019) 14000 118000
Basic Fee (filed after April 1, 2019) 14000 138000
Additional Fee per each Claim   4000
Filing Preliminary Amendment and Petition 20000 ~ 30000/h (hourly charge)  
Request for Accelerated Examination 10000  
Explanation as to Circumstances
Concerning Accelerated Examination
50000  

Responding to an Office Action

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Forwarding the Office Action 14000  
Filing an Amendment and Argument in response to an Office Action 20000 ~ 30000/h (hourly charge)  
Request for Extension of Term*
2 Month Extension 10000 2100
Additonal 3rd Month Extention 10000 2100

*An intial extension of 1 Month is not allowed under Japanese Practice

Responding to Final Rejection

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Forwarding the Final Rejection 14000  
Filing an Appeal 100000
+ 20000 ~ 30000/h (hourly charge)
49500 + 5500/claim

Registration

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
1st to 3rd year
Basic Fee (for 1st 3 years) 25000 6300
Charge for each additional Claim   600

Annuities

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
4th to 6th year
Basic Annual Fee per year 10000 6400
Additional Fee for each claim (per year)   500
7th to 9th year
Basic Annual Fee per year 10000 19300
Additional Fee for each Claim (per year)   1500
10th year to until Expiration
Basic Annual Fee per year 10000 55400
Additional Fee for each Claim (per year)   4300

B. PCT NATIONAL PHASE APPLICATIONFiling

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Filing a Japanese Patent Application 100000 14000
Translation from English to Japanese
(per English word)
32  
Review of Japanese Specification 20000 ~ 30000/h (hourly charge)  
Preparation of Japanese Drawings (per page) 4800  
Inserting elements converted into images
into the specification(per image)
1200  
Basic Fee for Filing a Sequence Listing 10000  
Review and Preparation of
Sequence Listing
30000 ~ 50000  

Request for Examination

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Basic Fee (filed before March 31, 2019) 14000 106000
Basic Fee (iled after April 1, 2019) 14000 124000
Additional Fee per Claim   3600
Review of Japanese Specification 20000 ~ 30000/h (hourly charge)  
Request for Accelerated Examination 10000  
Explanation as to Circumstances
Concerning Accelerated Examination
50000  

C. UTILITY MODEL APPLICATIONFiling

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Filing a Japanese Utility Model Application 100000 14000
Registration Fee for first 3 years 11000 6300
Charge for each additional Claims   300
Translation from English to Japanese(per English word) 32  
Review of Japanese Specification 20000 ~ 30000/h (hourly charge)  
Preparation of Japanese Drawings (per page) 4800  
Inserting elements converted into images
into the specification (per image)
1200  

Annuities

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
4th to 6th year
Basic Annual Fee per year 10000 6100
Additional Fee for each Claim (per year)   300
7th to 10th year
Basic Annual Fee per year 10000 18100
Additional Fee for each Claim (per year)   900

Request for Search Report

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Basic Charge 50000 42000
Additional Fee per each Claim   1000
Reviewing the Search Report and
Filing Correction
20000 ~ 30000/h (hourly charge)  

D. DESIGN APPLICATIONFiling

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Filing a Japanese Design Application 100000 16000
Claiming Conventional Priority 15000  
Translation from English to Japanese (per English word) 32  
Preparation of Japanese Drawings 4800/h (hourly charge)  

Responding to an Office Action

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Forwarding the Office Action 14000  
Submitting an Amendment and Argument
in response to an Office Action
20000 ~ 30000/h (hourly charge)  
Request for Extension of Term
One Month Extension 10000 2100

Registration

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Basic fee for the 1st year 20000 8500

Annuities

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
2nd to 3rd year (per year) 10000 8500
4th to 10th year (per year) 10000 16900

E. TRADEMARK APPLICATIONSearching

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Search for one trademark for
one group of similar goods or services
50000  

Filing

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Filing a Japanese trademark application 80000 12000
Charge for each additional class 20000 8600
Claiming convention priority 5000  
Typing (per page) 1200  

Responding to an Office Action

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Forwarding the Office Action and response
to the application
14000  
Filing an Amendment and Argument in response to an Office Action 20000 ~ 30000/h (hourly charge)  
Request for Extension of Term*
First Month Extension
(request before the original due date)
10000 2100
Two Month Extension
(request after the most recent due date)
10000 4200

*Note that the maximum of 3 months extension cannot be done in 1 month intervals, and the 2 month extension can only be done after a missed due date.

Registration

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Basic fee (for one class) 14000 28200
Charge for each additional class   28200
Reviewing the Certificate of Registration 10000  

Renewal

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Basic fee for ten years (for one class) 50000 38800
Charge for each additionl class   38800

F. Territorial Extension of an International RegistrationTrademark Application in Japan based on a Territorial Extension of an International Registration

Initial Fee

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Docketing, Filing 3000  
Submitting a Power of Attorney 12000  
Reviewing a Provisional Refusal and
Drafting letters regarding the Refusal
20000 ~ 30000/h (hourly charge)  

Responding to a Provisional Refusal issued by the Japan Patent Office

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Submitting an Amendment and Argument
in response to a Provisional Refusal
20000 ~ 30000/h (hourly charge)  
Request for Extension of Term*
First Month Extension
(request before the original due date)
10000 2100
Two Month Extension
(request after the most recent due date)
10000 4200
Submitting a Petition 20000 ~ 30000/h (hourly charge)  

*Note that the maximum of 3 months extension cannot be done in 1 month intervals, and the 2 month extension can only be done after a missed due date.

G. Article 6(4) of the Madrid ProtocolTrademark Registration in Japan Subsequent to Cancellation of International Registration Under Article 6(4) of the Madrid Protocol

Filing

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Filing of application (for one trademark) 70000 12000
(charge for each additional class) 20000 8600
Forwarding the Filing Report 14000  

Responding to an Office Action

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Forwarding the Office Action and response
to the application
14000  
Submitting an Amendment on file
in response to an Office Action
20000 ~ 30000/h (hourly charge)  
Submitting an Argument on file
in response to an Office Action
20000 ~ 30000/h (hourly charge)  
Request for Extension of Term*
First Month Extension
(request before the original due date)
10000 2100
Two Month Extension
(request after the most recent due date)
10000 4200

*Note that the maximum of 3 months extension cannot be done in 1 month intervals, and the 2 month extension can only be done after a missed due date.

Registration

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Basic fee (for one class) 14000 28200
Charge for each additional class   28200
Reviewing the Certificate of Registration 10000  

Renewal

  Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee (JPY)
Basic fee for ten years (for one class) 50000 38800
Charge for each additionl class   38800

H. TRANSLATION

  Attorney's Fee (JPY)
Translation from English into Japanese (per English word) 32
Translation from Chinese into Japanese (per Chinese character) 19
Translation from Korean into Japanese (per Page) 8500
Translation from German into Japanese (per German word) 40

I. OTHERS

  Attorney's Fee (JPY)
Other unspecified above Attorney work 20000-30000/h (hourly charge)
Other unspecified above Patent Assistant work 10000/h (hourly charge)
Miscellaneous Expenses
related to Debit Note Preparation 1000
1000
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