A. PATENT APPLICATION

Filing

Attorney's Fee (JPY) Official Fee(JPY)
Filing Japanese Patent Application
in Japanese (Paris Route)
100000 14000
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 APPLICATION

Filing

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 APPLICATION

Filing

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 APPLICATION

Filing

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 APPLICATION

Searching

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 65000 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. Trademark 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
*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.
Submitting a Petition 20000 ~ 30000/h
(hourly charge)

G. Trademark 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

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