Ohta Patent and Trademark Attorneys

Tel:81-3-5334-6055/Fax:81-3-5334-6056 Office hours: weekdays 9 a.m.~6 p.m.

Fee

SCHEDULE OF FEES

FEE SCHEDULE ON PATENT MATTERS IN JAPAN

 

Services

Attorney's Fee
(yen)

Gov't Fee
(yen)

1

Reviewing docketing and filing patent application when all papers
received are ready for filing; and reporting filing receipt Invention

 

80,000

 

14,000

2

Request for examination for patent application

  1. Basic charge, and
  2. Charge per claim

 

18,000

 

118,000
4,000

3

Forwarding Office Action and docketing

Providing Comments

15,000

 

Time Bases

 

4

Response/Amendments for Office Action

Argument
Amendment
Additional charge for each claim exceeding the number of current
Claim(s) in case of amendment

 

 

~60,000
~60,000

4,000

 

 

 

 

4,000

5

Interview

35,000

 

6

Reporting Allowance and Publication

10,000

 

7

Annuity payment
(1) Basic registration fee and annuities. Official Fees cover the first claim, and Attorney's Fees cover up to five claims.
1st to 3rd year(in lump sum as registration fee)
4th to 6th year                 (each year)
7th to 9th year                 (each year)
10th to 25th year               (each year)

(2) Additional registration fees and annuities. Official Fees apply to each additional claim, and Attorney's Fees apply to each additional group of up to five claims.
1st to 3rd year (in lump sum as registration fee)
4th to 6th year                 (each year)
7th to 9th year                 (each year)
10th to 25th year               (each year)

 

 

25,000
15,000
15,000
15,000

 

 

6,000
4,000
5,000
6,000

 

 

6,900
6,400
20,800
59,700

 

 

600
500
1,500
4,300

8

Appeal and Trial Procedures

Invalidation Proceeding

On workload basis

On workload basis

 

FEE SCHEDULE ON TRADEMARK MATTERS IN JAPAN

 

Services

Attorney's Fee
(yen)

Gov't Fee
(yen)

1

Reviewing docketing and filing trademark application
when all papers received are ready for filing; and reporting filing (in one class) 
Application for Trademark registration or Service Mark
☆Each additional class in same application

 

 

60,000

20,000

 

 

12,000

8,600

2

Registration for renewal of registered trademark ( in one class)

☆Each additional class in same registration

40,000

 

40,000

38,800

 

38,800

3

Forwarding Office Action and docketing

Providing Comments

15,000

 

Time Bases

 

4

Response/Amendments for Office Action

Argument ( in one class)
☆Each additional class in same application
Amendment 
Additional charge for each class for exceeding the number of current
Class(es) in case of amendment

 

 

~60,000

 

~60,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8,600

5

Interview

35,000

 

6

Registration Fees
Trademark registration ( in one class)
☆Each additional class in same application

 

22,000
15,000

 

28,200
28,200

7

Post-Grant Opposition Procedures
Opposition ( in one class)
☆ Each additional class in same application
Argument responding to notification of reason for revocation( in one class)
☆ Each additional class in same application
Refutation or reply to refutation in opposition

 

300,000
210,000
300,000

210,000
95,000

 

11,000
8,000

 

8

Appeal and Trial Procedures

Invalidation Proceeding

On workload basis

On workload basis

 

FEE SCHEDULE ON UTILITY MODEL MATTERS IN JAPAN

 

Services

Attorney's Fee
(yen)

Gov't Fee
(yen)

1

Reviewing docketing and filing Utility Model application
When all papers received are ready for filing; and reporting filing receipt Invention
Basic charge, including a first claim
Additional charge for each claim added to the first claim
1st to 3rd year registration fee (paid with filing fee)
☆Each additional claim in same application

 

 

50,000
0

 

 

14,000

 

6,600
100

2

Request for search report for the Utility Model, including a first claim
Additional charge for each additional claim  contained in the request for search report 
Request for correction  of specification and / or drawing of the registered utility model

18,000

 

 

40,000

43,000

1,000

 

1,400

3

Forwarding Office Action and docketing

Providing Comments

15,000

 

Time Bases

 

4

Interview

35,000

 

5

Reporting Allowance and Publication

10,000

 

6

Annuity payment
(1) Basic registration fee and annuities. Official Fees cover the first
claim, and Attorney's Fees cover up to five claims.
4th to 6th year                 (each year)
7th to 10th year                 (each year)

(2) Additional registration fees and annuities. Official Fees apply to each additional
claim, and Attorney's Fees apply to each additional group of up to five claims.
4th to 6th year                 (each year)
7th to 10th year                 (each year)

 

 

 

15,000
15,000

 

 

3,000
3,500

 

 

 

6,400
19,000

 

 

300
900

7

Invalidation Proceeding

On workload basis

 

FEE SCHEDULE ON DESIGN MATTERS IN JAPAN

 

Services

Attorney's Fee
(yen)

Gov't Fee
(yen)

1

Reviewing docketing and filing design application when all papers
received are ready for filing; and reporting filing receipt Invention

Additional charge of Request for secret design

 

80,000

 

16,000
5,100

2

Forwarding Office Action and docketing

Providing Comments

15,000

 

Time Bases

 

3

Response/Amendments for Office Action

Argument
Amendment

 

 

60,000
60,000

 

5

Interview

35,000

 

6

Reporting Allowance and Publication

10,000

 

7

Annuity payment
Basic registration fee and annuities.
1st to 3rd year                 (each year)
4th to 10th year                (each year)

 

 

25,000
15,000

 

 

8,500
16,900

8

Appeal and Trial Procedures

Invalidation Proceeding

On workload basis

On workload basis

 

PLEASE NOTE:
1. The above service charges are subject to change without prior notice.
2. The above service charges exclude the related disbursements for phone, facsimile, copy, and postage.
3. Urgent work is subject to extra service charge.

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