In April 2016, protection of "display screen designs" was expanded in Japan, and designs of downloadable apps became subject to protection as well.
A hit app can see tremendous sales, so it's important to protect your design!
The appearance of a food product is just as important as its flavor. Make sure to protect your original designs for food products and packaging!
Every year in the office supply industry, products are sold in such great numbers and variety that yearly almanacs are published for stationary, paper products, and office-use machines. Register your designs and further expand your sales channels!
Japanese-made household goods are popular the world over. Register your valuable designs to prevent illegal imitations products!
The apparel industry is in constant state of flux. We'll provide you with the information you need to protect your trendsetting designs.
With the 2020 Olympics set to take place in Tokyo, Japan's sporting goods industry has been markedly vitalized. Your products may already be patented, but please consider protecting their aesthetic design as well.
With huge screens and diverse themes featuring anime storylines, TV personalities, and other popular characters, pachinko/pachislot machines offer amusement to a truly expansive customer base. Help your products succeed by registering your unique designs.
The toy industry is constantly outputting new products. Original designs are an important factor in differentiating your toy products. Protect your IP by making strategic use of design rights in addition to trademarks and copyrights.
Due to recent popularization of high resolution and repopularization of analog records, more and more consumers "want to listen to better sounds". This has increased a demand for audio equipment which makes sounds.
Here introduced is audio equipment (for example, speakers, headphones/earphones, and microphones) based on Design Classification.
The venture industry is supporting current and future Japan. Don't you have a future vision to grow your company to success? Let's realize your vision by obtaining a design right.
The field of housing equipment is very close to us, and it is one of the fields in which a stable high number of design applications is filed every year.
We introduce various design examples interposed with specific topics like "generic furniture".
Though the agricultural industry is mainly related to the Plant Variety Protection and Seed Act and the Trademark Act, please also consider protection under the design right so as to obtain more robust protection of right in selling your products.
As the current automotive revolution unfolds, your approach to design can be just as important as technological innovation.