Patent (including foreign applications) and trademark application fees
IP Advisory Services
IP related contract review

Patent (including foreign applications) and trademark application fees

Standard reference fees for patent (including foreign applications) and trademark matters are shown below

Fees vary depending on the difficulty of the project and other factors.

We do not have a contingency fee system because we do not have an application-only policy.

Consultation fee: 6,600 yen/30 minutes including tax (If the consultation is longer than 30 minutes, the fee will be charged at 2,200 yen/10 minutes )

*If we accept your case, we will deduct the consultation fee from the cost.

 *A system is available for small and medium-sized enterprises, individuals, universities, etc. to receive a reduction or exemption of the examination fee and patent fee (for the first through the tenth year) if certain requirements are met.

Patent fee reduction and exemption system

 *Foreign application support programs are available for small and medium-sized companies.

Foreign Application Support Program for Small and Medium Enterprises

Our service fee (tax included)JPO FeeTotal
At the time of filing*Basic fee: 176,000 yen-
*Additional fees for claims, specifications, drawings, and sequences (if any) will be charged separately.
14,000 yen190,000 yen
At the time of request for examination (in the case of patent application)*Basic fee: 11,000 yen142,000 yen-
*After April 1, 2019.
In case of application
153,000 yen-
Correspondence to notification of reasons for refusal (prosecution)*Basic fee: 55,000 yen per transaction
*Additional fees for pages and claims (for increases only) will be charged separately.
Unnecessary55,000 yen-
When registering settings*Basic fee: 22,000 yen
13,800 yen-
*After April 1, 2004
In the event of a request for review
3-year registration fee
35,800 yen-
The number of pages is based on the number of pages displayed on the JPO’s online application software.

* Click here for details on JPO fees → List of JPO fees

Our service fee (tax included)JPO FeeTotal
At the time of filing*Basic fee: 220,000 yen (110,000 yen if the priority right is based on a basic application filed by the Firm)
*Additional fees for claims, specifications, drawings, and sequences (if any) will be charged separately.
*International filing fee: 165,900 yen
*Online application on or after September 1, 2023 and up to 30 sheets of paper.

*Sending fee:
17,000 yen
International filing date is on or after April 1, 2022.

*Survey fees:
143,000 yen
*International search organization per international application in Japanese at the JPO.
444,600 yen
Support for International Phase Prosecution*Examination of international search report and international preliminary examination report: 22,000 yen
*Article19 Amendment: 22,000 yen
*Application for international preliminary examination: 11,000 yen
*Article 34 Amendment: 55,000 yen
*Additional fees for pages and claims will be charged separately.
The list of fees for international applications can be found here→Table of fees for international applications
Our service fee (tax included)JPO FeeTotal
At the time of filing*Basic fee: 55,000 yen
*Additional amount for each classification: 11,000 yen per classification
(2nd classification and thereafter)
*Simple survey fee: 11,000 yen/classification
3,400 yen + (number of classifications x 8,600 yen)67,000 yen-
Correspondence to notification of reasons for refusal (prosecution)*Basic fee: 55,000 yen per transaction
*Additional fee for each page will be charged separately.
Unnecessary55,000 yen-
When registering settings*Basic fee: 33,000 yen
*Additional amount for each classification: 11,000 yen per classification
(2nd classification and thereafter)
Number of classifications x 17,200 yen
* Registration fee for 5 years
Number of classifications x 32,900 yen
* Registration fee for 10 years
50,200 yen
At the time of renewal registration*Basic fee: 17,600 yenNumber of classifications x 22,800 yen
* Registration fee for 5 years
Number of classifications x 43,600 yen
* Registration fee for 10 years
40,400 yen

*Fees for other jurisdictions and procedures are available upon request.

IP Advisory Services

We can provide not only filing services, but also IP advisory services based on the experience we gained during our time as in-house patent attorneys.

Even if you do not have an in-house IP department, you can outsource some of the functions of your own IP department, such as IP management, competitive analysis, and invention discovery.

We offer three service fee structures that match the work time of our patent attorneys, but we can also tailor our service fee structure to meet the needs of our clients, so please feel free to contact us for more information.

*If you sign an advisory contract with us, you will be able to display our firm as an IP advisory firm on your website, etc.

Plan 111,000 yen (tax included)/monthUp to 1 meeting/month + up to 1 hour/month of actual work IP advisory services
Plan 255,000 yen (tax included)/monthUp to 3 meetings/month + up to 5 hours/month of actual work IP advisory services
Plan 3110,000 yen (tax included)/monthUp to 6 meetings/month + up to 10 hours of actual work/month IP advisory services
*All plans include consultation on intellectual property matters via e-mail or other text-based methods. free of charge However, depending on the frequency and content of the consultation, additional operating hours may be charged.
*If you do not use the actual working hours or meetings in the plan for a month, you can carry over the advisory fee to the subsequent months at a rate of 5,500 yen/30 minutes including tax.
*Meetings are generally held on an online basis and are limited to one hour per meeting.
*If the amount of work exceeds the actual working hours in the plan, an additional fee of 5,500 yen/30 minutes including tax may be charged.


IP related contract review

We can provide contract review service for IP-related contracts (license contracts, joint development contracts, non-disclosure agreements, research contracts). It is also possible to consult only the part of the contract that you would like to pay attention to in the spot IP consultation.

Proofreading and legal check of contracts: 13,200 yen (tax included)/contract

*Additional charges may apply depending on the volume.

Please feel free to contact us through the inquiry form below, including inquiries about costs.