Orb International Patent Law Firm, located in Japan, handles patents and patent applications of computer-related inventions, electronics etc.

Fee Schedule as of April 1st, 2016

Patent

Procedure (N = Number of Claims) Official Fee (JPYen) Attorney Fee (JPYen)
Filing a patent application (in Japanese) 14,000 100,000
Entering a PCT application to JP domestic phase 14,000 100,000
Filing a divisional patent application 14,000 100,000
Submitting a certified copy for a priority Nothing 10,000 per copy
Filing a request of examination 118,000 + (N * 4,000) 20,000
Drafting and Filing a response to Office Action Nothing 25,000 per hour
Patent registration procedure 6,300 + (N * 600) 20,000
Patent maintenance fee    
  (a) 4th - 6th year (per year) 6,400 + (N * 500) 20,000
  (b) 7th - 9th year (per year) 19,300 + (N * 1,500) 20,000
  (c) 10th - 15th year (per year) 55,400 + (N * 4,300) 20,000
Translation from English to Japanese    
  (a) Specification Nothing 35 per English word
  (b) Drawing Nothing 3,000 per figure

Trademark

Procedure (N = Number of Classes) Official Fee (JPYen) Attorney Fee (JPYen)
Filing a trademark registration application 3,400 + (N * 8,600) 80,000 + (N * 20,000)
Submitting a certified copy for a priority Nothing 10,000 per copy
Drafting and Filing a response to Office Action Nothing 25,000 per hour
Trademark registration procedure for 1st 10 years 28,200 * N 20,000
Registration renewal procedure for next 10 years 38,800 * N 20,000

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