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Support for IoT and AI-related Intellectual Property Operations

  • - The Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), which together form the nucleus of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, are technologies that have connections to nearly every field of business. In addition to achieving and maintaining a market advantage in this area, intellectual property has also become extremely important.
  • - Our firm has an IoT and AI Support Station which specializes in providing support for the acquisition and exercising of rights etc. regarding IoT and AI-related technologies. If you have any inquiries in this field, please do not hesitate to contact us.
  • - Our IoT and AI Support Station can be found here.

"HARAKENZO more " Support Overseas Plant Variety Registration Application from Japan

  • • The Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries is currently working on a support project for those who wish to file an overseas plant variety registration application from Japan.
  • "HARAKENZO more " (Tokyo head office and Osaka head office) are designated by the Ministry as one of the five offices that are allowed to serve as "consultation offices" and "designated agents" for the project. With deep appreciation for this opportunity, we will bring our best efforts in this project with regard to enhancement of plant variety registration and other intellectual property rights protection. Please feel free to contact us on this occasion!
  • • For more details, please check the "Plant Variety Registration Consultation" page of our website.

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