Office Overview

Firm Name
Asamura Patent Office
Address
Office:Tennoz Central Tower, 2-2-24 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0002, Japan
Post:Shinagawa PO Box 73, Tokyo 140-8776, Japan
TEL
+81-3-5715-8651 (general)
FAX
+81-3-5460-6310 or +81-3-5460-6320
Partner Patent Attorney
Senior Managing Partner Ken Kanai (Chief Partner Patent Attorney)
Senior Advisor Kiyoshi Asamura (Chief Partner Patent Attorney)
Managing Partner Masahiro Asamura (Partner Patent Attorney)
Inauguration of
Services
Initiating duties in the name of Asamura Patent Office, October 25, 1891
Start of services in the name of Asamura Patent Office, p.c., July 1, 2008
Number of staff members
101 members (as of May 31, 2018)
Number of Patent Attorneys
2 attorneys-at-law, 37 patent attorneys (as of May 31, 2018)
Number of Business-related Countries and Regions
More than 200

Number of Business-related Offices Abroad
More than 3,000
Outline of Services
Applications for intellectual property rights, (including patents, utility models, designs, trademarks, actions under the Unfair Competition Prevention Act and the Copyright Act etc.,) and representation for other procedures.
Acting for clients directly or indirectly in various proceedings at the patent offices of Japan or other countries, in compliance with requests by clients in Japan and overseas.
Characteristics of Our Services
We have high levels expertise for applications in Japan and in foreign jurisdictions. Our business consists of: applications in Japan for Japanese clients 10 %, applications in Japan for overseas clients 45%, applications in various foreign jurisdictions 45%.
Awards
・Minister of International Trade and Industry Award (1985)
  _Kiyoshi Asamura
・Medal with Blue Ribbon (1995)_Kiyoshi Asamura
・Special Award from the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (1999)
  _Kiyoshi Asamura
・The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Rosette (2005)
  _Haruo Goto
・Special Award from the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (2013)
  _Ken Kanai
・The Intellectual Property Achievement Award from Ministry of
  Economy,Trade and Industry (2014)_Kiyoshi Asamura
・Elected as an Honorary President of the Asian Patent Attorneys
  Association(2014)_Kiyoshi Asamura
  
・Nominated for IP prosecution award of Managing IP Global Awards
 (2014)
・TOP 20 Trademark Prosecution Firm
  by Managing Intellectual Property in 2014
・TOP 20 Patent Prosecution Firm
  by Managing Intellectual Property in 2014
・Recommended Individual Prosecution - iAM1000 -
  The World's LeadingPatent Practitioners 2013
  by Intellectual Asset Management
・Bronze Medal, The World's Leading Trademark Professionals in
  Japan
  by World Trademark Review
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