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Design Patents

Effective from 01 April 2014

Designs 

 

No.   Official Fees (yen) Our Charge (yen)
  APPLICATION PROCEDURES    
601 Application for registration of design \16,000 \95,000
602 Application for registration of secret design registration \5,100 \95,000
603 Preparation of description of the design or article(s) to which the designis applied - \15,000
604 Claiming convention priority
A) Basic charge ; and
B) Charge per claiming Convention priority
-
-
A) \8,000 
B) \6,000
605 Application for exception to loss of novelty of invention - \40,000
606 Late filing of formal documents - \10,000
607 Request for assignment of identification number - \50,000
  EXAMINATION PROCEDURES    
611 Argument -  \60,000
612 Amendment -  \60,000
613 Interview -  \60,000
614 Extension of period or change of due date \2,100  \12,000
615 Preparing and hand-carrying amendment -  \30,000
616 Reporting communication from the Patent Office -  on workload basis
617 Expedited examination -  \150,000
  APPEAL AND TRIAL PROCEDURES    
621 Appeal against decision of dismissal of amendment or supplement \55,000 \150,000
622 Appeal against decision of rejection \55,000 \260,000
623 Trial for invalidation \55,000 \360,000
624 Intervention in trial for invalidation \55,000 \250,000
625 Re-trial \55,000 \150,000
626 Attendance of oral examination, examination of evidence, preparatoryproceedings, hearing, etc. -  \120,000
627 Motion for preservation of evidence or taking of evidence -  \270,000
628 Demand for official opinion on registered design \40,000  \270,000
629 Demand for decision on establishment of non-exclusive license for workingone's own registered design in case of conflict with another's prior right \55,000  \230,000
630 Administrative appeal - \230,000
631 Refutation or reply to refutation in opposition or trial case - \95,000
632 Expedited examination -  \100,000
  RECORDING PROCEDURES    
641 Recording transfer of pending application
1) by succession or merger
2) by assignment
1) -
2)\4,200
1) \30,000
2) \30,000
642a Recording change of applicant's name or address per case(applicable to applications filed on or before March 31, 1997 and toapplications filed on or after April 1, 1997 and to which identificationnumber is not requested to be assigned). - \20,000
642b Recording change of applicant's name or address(applicable to applications filed on or after April 1, 1997 and to whichidentification number is requested to be assingned). - \20,000
643 Registration of transfer of registered design
1) by succession or merger
2) by assignment
1) \3,000
2) \9,000
1) \60,000
2) \60,000
644 Registration of change or correction of name or address of registrant \1,000 \50,000
645 Registration of license \9,000 \65,000
646 Registration of appointment of agent after grant - \30,000
647 Obtaining official certificate by means of written request \1,500 \13,000
648 Obtaining certified copy of register \350 \10,000
649 Requesting re-issuance of registration certificate of design or similar design \4,600 \11,000
650 Requesting inspection of documents on file at the Patent Office \1,500 \10,000
  REGISTRATION FEES AND ANNUITIES    
661 Registration fee and annuities for registered design
1) 1st to 3rd year ( in lump sum as registration fee )
2) 4th to 10th year ( each year )
3) 11th to 20th year ( each year )
1) \8,500 
2) \16,900
3) \16,900
1) \25,000 
2) \10,000
3) \11,000
662 Restoration of design right - \50,000
663 Request for refund of paid registration fee - \15,000