Oct. 24, 2018
IP Information in Japan

Main Field

GOTOH & PARTNERS provide consultations, file applications, conduct searches, and provide management services for intellectual property such as domestic and international patents, utility models, designs, and trademarks. Our services also include providing expert opinions, filing oppositions and trial requests, providing interpretation and judgements, and issuing suits (including suits against appeal trial decisions and infringement suits).

Our Features

  1. A high level of reliability
    Our group leaders are responsible for controlling the quality and delivery schedule of our specifications. Many of our clients have been with us since the establishment of our firm, and over the years we have built up a high enough level of trust to secure top or second position in the number of applications received from each client.
  2. A wide range of technical fields
    Our firm employs patent attorneys who are specialized in the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, information and communication technology, and chemistry, and we can therefore support your IP business in a wide range of technical fields. We handle a particularly large number of applications in the automobile-related field, and have strong experience and confidence in this field.
  3. Fully experienced patent attorneys
    Many of the patent attorneys working in our firm are fully experienced in handling applications from abroad to Japan, and here too we can deliver a high quality service in a timely manner at a reasonable fee.
  4. Post Grant Support
    Many of our patent attorneys are certified to practice IP litigation, and we can therefore provide both technical and legal services to support your IP-related business. This service is provided in cooperation with Sato & Takami Law Firm, which has special expertise in IP-related cases.

Our Track Record

Number of Domestic Patent Applications handled in 2015 (according to filing date): 717
Number of PCT Applications handled in 2015: 233

Countries and regions with which we have dealt :
US, Europe, China, South Korea, Taiwan, India, Canada, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, South Africa, etc