Personal Information

Personal Information

Personal Information

Compliance with Laws

Asamura Patent Office, p.c. (Professional Corporation) (hereafter referred to as “this Corporation”) observes the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and other related Laws, as well as the guidelines of the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry which is responsible for the laws protecting personal information and takes appropriate steps to ensure security management where possible when dealing with personally identifiable information provided by visitors to our Website and applicants to our office.

Acquisition of Personal Information

This Corporation collects personal information by legitimate and fair means within the necessary range of our business. The personal information collected through this Website is protected by an encoding communication facility called SSL.

Purpose of Making Use of the Personal Information Collected

This Corporation does not use the personal information we collect for purposes outside the range of those listed below:

  1. Replying to questions and/or consultations requested by users;
  2. Commercial guidelines for performing the business of this Corporation;
  3. Dispatching and sending of data and related documents for performing the business of this Corporation;
  4. Questionnaires used to improve the quality and purposes for performing the business of this Corporation.
Security Management of Personal Information

This Corporation takes all measures to maintain rules for handling information and for secure office administration in order to ensure the security of all personal information. Appropriate measures will be immediately taken should any problems occur.

Providing Personal Information to Third Parties

Except the following cases, we do not provide personal information to third parties.

  1. When required by law.
  2. When it is necessary to provide the personal information to a company or a firm to which we have assigned our business, within the necessary range of our business activities.
    (We will ask them to ensure that the personal information is handled correctly so as to maintain security.)
  3. When it is necessary for protection of life, human body or property, and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the owner of the information concerned.
Inquiries

For any inquiries regarding handling of personal information and/ or personal inquiries to this Corporation, please contact the following:
Please note that we will respond to inquiries about personal information as soon as possible, after having confirmed personal identity details.

Handling Of Trade Secrets

Compliance with Laws

Asamura Patent Office, p.c. (professional corporation) (hereafter this "Corporation") observes the Patent Attorney Act, laws regarding the protection of trade secrets and other related laws. We follow the guidelines of the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, and take appropriate steps to ensure security management when dealing with trade secrets provided by visitors to our website.

Definition of Trade Secret

“Trade secret” means useful technical and business information that is kept secret and is not publicly known.

Acquisition of Trade Secrets

This Corporation collects trade secrets by legitimate and fair means within the necessary scope of business.
Trade secrets collected through this website are protected by an encoding communication facility called SSL.

Security Management of Trade Secrets

In order to ensure that all trade secrets are kept secure, this Corporation takes all measures to ensure compliance with the security management rules and trade secrets handling rules and maintains secure office administration. Appropriate measures will be immediately taken should any problems occur.

Prohibition on use of Trade Secrets for Other Purposes, and Secrecy Management

Trade secrets are not used for any purpose other than the original intended purpose, and are not provided to third parties without the authorization of the parties involved.

Inquiries

For any inquiries regarding handling of trade secrets and/or personal inquiries to this Corporation, please contact the following.
We will respond to inquiries about trade secrets as soon as possible, after having confirmed personal identity details of the visitor or applicant concerned.

Asamura Patent Office, p.c.

Office:Tennoz Central Tower, 2-2-24 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0002, Japan
Mail:Shinagawa PO Box 73, Tokyo 140-8776, Japan
Tel.:+81-3-5715-8651 Fax.:+81-3-5460-6310・6320
Business hours - 9:00 to 17:00 (weekdays only)

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