Patent Firm in Tokyo, JPPatent Firm in Tokyo, JP

Price for non-Japanese Customers

  • Please note that there is some possibility of a change of the amount of the following services and disbursement.

  • [Japanese National Phase Patent Application based on an international application filed under the Patent Cooperation Treaty]

    SERVICES:

    1) Basic charge for nationalizing PCT application ----- \180,000

     This charge is for the submission of national documents and the submission of Japanese translations of an international patent application in English, including Type cost, Postage, Copy charge, etc.

    2) Translation fee (from English to Japanese) ----- actual expense

     2-1) Rough standard: \25 or above per English word

     2-2) If there are some descriptive texts in drawings, usually it is necessary for you to pay the extra charge \10,000 or so, as drawing adjustment cost.

     2-3) You are permitted to bring your own Japanese translations into our firm without charge. However those must be made by an expert translator for a patent. If the Japanese translations brought by you are not described in appropriate Japanese, you might have to pay the extra charge.

    DISBURSEMENT (to Japan Patent Office):

     Filing fee for the entry into the national phase in Japan (under the PCT) ----- \14,000

  • [National Patent Application to Japan Patent Office in English (under the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property)]

    SERVICES:

    1) Basic charge for a national patent application in English ----- \200,000

     1-1)It's requested that you have an application in English filed in the first country.

     1-2)This charge is for a foreign language written application (in English) and the submission of Japanese translations of the application, including Type cost, Postage, Copy charge, etc.

    2) Translation fee (from English to Japanese) ----- actual expense

     2-1) Rough standard: \25 or above per English word

     2-2) If there are some descriptive texts in drawings, usually it is necessary for you to pay the extra charge \10,000 or so, as drawing adjustment cost.

     2-3) You are permitted to bring your own Japanese translations into our firm without charge. However those must be made by an expert translator for a patent. If the Japanese translations brought by you are not described in appropriate Japanese, you might have to pay the extra charge.

     2-4) When you choose a foreign language written application (in English), you can amend the description, etc. for the purpose of correction of mistranslation. In this case, you are not required to submit “written amendment”, but “written correction of mistranslation” stating the reasons for correcting mistranslation. The extra charge is necessary for the submission of written correction of mistranslation.

    DISBURSEMENT (to Japan Patent Office):

     Filing fee for a national application in foreign language (English) ----- \22,000

  • [National Patent Application to Japan Patent Office in Japanese (under the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property)]

    SERVICES:

    1) Basic charge for a national patent application in Japanese ----- \180,000

     1-1) It's requested that you have an application in English filed in the first country.

     1-2) This charge is for a patent application in Japanese, including Type cost, Postage, Copy charge, etc.

    2) Translation fee (from English to Japanese) ----- actual expense

     2-1) Rough standard: \25 or above per English word

     2-2) If there are some descriptive texts in drawings, usually it is necessary for you to pay the extra charge \10,000 or so, as drawing adjustment cost.

     2-3) You are permitted to bring your own Japanese translations into our firm without charge. However those must be made by an expert translator for a patent. If the Japanese translations brought by you are not described in appropriate Japanese, you might have to pay the extra charge.

     2-4) When you choose a national patent application in Japanese, you cannot submit “written correction of mistranslation”.

    DISBURSEMENT (to Japan Patent Office):

     Filing fee for an application in Japanese ----- \14,000

  • [Request for examination]

    SERVICES:

    Request for examination charge ----- \20,000

     This charge is for the submission of request for examination, including Type cost, Postage, Copy charge, etc.

    DISBURSEMENT (to Japan Patent Office):

    Request for examination fee ----- ¥118,000 +¥4,000 per claim

     1) Where the international search report has been established by the JPO (under the PCT) ----- ¥71,000 +¥2,400 per claim

     2) Where the international search report has been established by an International Searching Authority other than the JPO (under the PCT) ----- ¥106,000 +¥3,600 per claim

     3) Where the search report has been established by a designated searching organization ----- ¥94,000 +¥3,200 per claim