Industry-specific Contents

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To those in the IT industry

To those in the IT industry

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!

To those in the food industry

To those in the food industry

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!

To those in the office supplies industry

To those in the office supplies industry

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!

To those in the household goods industry

To those in the household goods industry

Japanese-made household goods are popular the world over. Register your valuable designs to prevent illegal imitations products!

To those in the apparel industry

To those in the apparel industry

The apparel industry is in constant state of flux. We'll provide you with the information you need to protect your trendsetting designs.

To those in the sporting goods industry

To those in the sporting goods industry

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.

To those in the pachinko/pachislot (amusement) industry

To those in the pachinko/pachislot (amusement) industry

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.

To those in the toy industry

To those in the toy industry

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.

To those in the Audio Equipment Manufacturers

To those in the Audio Equipment Manufacturers

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.

To those in venture companies

To those in venture companies

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.

Advice For Those Engaged In The Housing Equipment Industry

Advice For Those Engaged In The Housing Equipment Industry

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".

Adivice For Those Engaged in Agricaltural Industry

Adivice For Those Engaged in Agricaltural Industry

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.

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