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OSAKA
HEAD OFFICE

DAIWA MINAMIMORIMACHI BLDG.,
2-6, 2-CHOME-KITA, TENJINBASHI,
KITA-KU,OSAKA 530-0041 JAPAN
TEL:+81-6-6351-4384
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FAX:+81-6-6351-5664
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TOKYO
HEAD OFFICE

WORLD TRADE CENTER BLDG. 21 F,
2-4-1, HAMAMATSU- CHO, MINATO-KU,
TOKYO 105-6121,JAPAN
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HIROSHIMA
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NOMURA REAL ESTATE HIROSHIMA BLDG. 4 F, 2-23 TATEMACHI, NAKA-KU, HIROSHIMA CITY, HIROSHIMA 730-0032, JAPAN
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Departments

"HARAKENZO more" is comprised of six sections: Legal Headquarters, Patent Department (Patent 1st Division – Patent 16th Division), Legal Department (Trademark Division, Design Division, Legal Division), Administrative Department, Translation Department, and Graphic Design Department.

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1. Legal Headquarter


  Our Legal Headquarters handles most dispute-related matters.

 Litigation
 Suit against a trial decision
 Infringement suit
  ◇  Suit for damages
  ◇  Suit for injunction
  ◇  Suit for return of unjust enrichment
 Expert Opinion
 Arbitration
 License Negotiations
 Contract
 Copyrights
 Prevention of Unfair Competition
 Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Layout
 Motion for Import Suspension
 Registration of Plant Variety



Legal Headquarter(1)


Legal Headquarter(2)

2. Patents & Utility Models Department


 

  Patent 1st division
  Patent 2nd division
  Patent 3rd division
  Patent 4th division
  Patent 5th division
  Patent 6th division
  Patent 7th division
  Patent 8th division
  Patent 9th division
  Patent 10th division
  Patent 11th division
  Patent 12th division
  Patent 13th division
  Patent 14th division
  Patent 15th division
  Patent 16th division

Filing of Patent Application
Interviewing clients, Analyzing patentability, Drafting claims and specifications.
Responding to Office Action
Suggesting an Accelerated Examination, Drafting a Response to grounds for rejections, Interviewing the Examiner, Drafting a written opinion/an amendment, Filing an Appeal against Decision of Rejection, Filing a Suit to Cancel a Trial Decision.
Right-Related Affairs
Prior Art Searching (Domestic/International), Expert Opinion (Patentability, Possible involvement in an infringement), Submission of relevant publications (Information Disclosure), Requesting an Invalidation Trial, Requesting for an interpretation.
Foreign Affairs
Prior Art Searching, Drafting Specifications (Mainly for Applications through Paris Route and PCT Route), Suggesting a response to grounds for rejections, Communicating with foreign attorneys, Holding personal interviews, Requesting a re-examination (U.S.), Filing Reissued Patent Applications (U.S.).







Patents & Utility Models Department(1)






Patents & Utility Models Department(2)






3. Legal Department
(Trademark Division, Design Division, Legal Division)


 

 Trademark Division

Search (Domestic/International)
Conference with clients, Searching based on data base etc., Analyzing registrability, Drafting a report
Filing of Trademark Application (Domestic/International)
Conference with clients, Analyzing/Specifying trademarks and designated goods (services), Scheming a strategy for application (Effective use of convention and treaty)
Responding to Office Action (Domestic/International)
Suggesting a response to grounds for rejections, Drafting a written opinion/an amendment, Filing an Appeal against Decision of Rejection, Filing a Suit to Cancel a Trial Decision
Right-Related Affairs (Domestic/International)
Analyses, Renewal Application (Application for Reclassification), Filing an Opposition, Requesting an Invalidation/Cancellation Trial, Recordal of transfer of trademark rights

 Design Division

Search (Domestic/International)
Conference with clients, Searching based on data base etc., Analyzing similarity, Drafting a report
Filing of Design Application (Domestic/International)
Conference with clients, Specifying designs (Articles and Forms), Drawing forms (cooperate with Graphic Design Section), Scheming a strategy for application (Analyzing related design/part design)
Responding to Office Action (Domestic/International)
Suggesting a response to grounds for rejections, Drafting a written opinion/an amendment, Filing an Appeal against Decision of Rejection, Filing a Suit to Cancel a Trial Decision
Right-Related Affairs (Domestic/International)
Analyses, Requesting an Invalidation Trial, Recordal of transfer of design rights

 Legal Division

Technology Transfer Support
Plant Registration Support
Import-Export Suspension Support
Semiconductor Circuit Layout Support
Computer Program Registration Support
Domain Name Registration Support
Copyright Advisory
Unfair Competition Advisory
SME Support
Intellectual Property Management Consulting














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Legal Department(1)












4. Secretary and Administrative Department


 

 Administration Department 1st Domestic Secretary Group
≪in charge of Domestic cases for Domestic clients≫

 Administration Department 2nd Domestic Secretary Group
≪in charge of Domestic cases for Domestic clients≫

Drafting various kinds of documents to be filed with JPO
Managing due dates of applications to be filed/Responding to Office Action, Inputting data for applications to be filed/Responding to Office Action
Managing Annual Fee and others
Communication with clients about procedures

 Administration Department in-coming Applications Group
≪in charge of Domestic cases for Foreign clients≫

Drafting various kinds of documents to be filed with JPO
Managing due dates of applications to be filed/Responding to Office Action, Inputting data for applications to be filed/Responding to Office Action
Managing Annual Fee and others
Communication with clients and foreign attorneys about procedures

 Administration Department PCT Applications Group
≪in charge of PCT cases for Domestic clients≫

Drafting various kinds of documents to be filed with the Receiving Office/WIPO
Managing due dates of applications to be filed/Responding to search results, Inputting data for applications to be filed/Responding to search results
Communication with clients about procedures

 Administration Department 1st Foreign Secretary Group
≪in charge of Foreign cases for Domestic clients≫

 Administration Department 2nd Foreign Secretary Group
≪in charge of Foreign cases for Domestic clients≫

 Administration Department 3rd Foreign Secretary Group
≪in charge of Foreign cases for Domestic clients≫

Drafting various kinds of documents to be filed with a foreign patent office
Managing due dates of applications to be filed/Responding to Office Action, Inputting data for applications to be filed/Responding to Office Action
Managing Annual Fee and others
Communication with clients and foreign attorneys about procedures

 General Affairs Division

General support practices for administering the office

 Accounting Division

General accounting procedures

 System Engineering Division

Developing internal information systems
Establishing, operating, and maintaining internal networks (LAN)
Establishing, operating, and maintaining databases
Maintaining computers

 Patent Affairs Coordinating Group
















Secretary and Administrative Department(1)














Secretary and Administrative Department(1)












5. Translation Department


 

 Translating specifications for foreign applications (All technical fields).

 Translating instruction letters to foreign attorneys about responses to office (official) actions.

 Translating various contracts (license contract, confidentiality contract, cooperative research contract, etc.).

 Translating litigation-related documents.

 Correspondence with foreign attorneys or foreign clients.

 Translating legal/technical documents.





Translation Department

 
 Languages:
   Japanese/English/German/French/Chinese/Korean/Taiwanese


6. Graphic Design Department


 

 Drafting drawings for patent application, application for utility model registration, application for design registration, and application for trademark registration in Japan.

 Drafting drawings for PCT application.

 Drafting drawings for International Registration of Marks (Madrid Protocol).

 Drafting drawings for international patent application, application for utility model registration, application for design registration, and application for trademark registration abroad.

 Drafting almost all drawings with computers. Capable of dealing with various file formats.




Graphic Design Department





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