Requirements for Filing a Trademark Application


What are items of information needed for filing a trademark application in Japan?



The following items of information are needed from you at the time of filing a trademark application.


Requirements for Filing a Trademark Application in Japan

1. Trademark

If your trademark is a simple word mark without any design or figurative element, please let us know the trademark.

It will be filed in standard characters.


Otherwise, please provide us with JPG image file of your trademark by email.


2. Goods and/or services

Please write out identifications of goods (products) or services in relation to which the trademark is used or is intended to be used.


We will carefully review the identifications of the goods and/or services, and inform you if there is any identification that wouldn't be accepted in Japan.


3. Name, address and nationality of applicant(s)

4. Priority information (If needed)

If the application is to claim a priority from an earlier filing, please inform us of priority application number, filing date and country.

And within three months from the filing date of the Japanese application, a priority certificate must be submitted.



Is there any document required?

No, there is NO required document that you need to prepare at your end.

Power of Attorney is NOT required for registration procedures.


For further information, please contact Trademark Wagon.