Seven Color Patent Firm President, Patent Attorney Yasuhiro Takemura
- Name of the Organization
Patent Professional Corporation Seven Color Patent Firm
English name SEVEN COLOR PATENT FIRM
- RACINE KANDA Bldg. 5F (Formerly SAN-A Building), 1-26, Kanda-Sudacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0041, Japan
- Telephone number
- FAX number
- Yasuhiro Takemura [Patent attorney, Intellectual property analyst (certified by AIPE)]
- Mail address
- Affiliated organizations
- Japan Patent Attorneys Association, Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, TX Entrepreneur Partners (General Incorporated Association) (Corporate member)Smart Senior Business Club, Japanese Society for Twenty Second-Century studies
- 1.Creating the patents, utility models, trademarks, application documents concerned with design, intermediate processing, judgment, carrying out a discussion about unfair competition/copyright, creating contract agreement
- 2.Expert opinion, search, patent analysis and consultation regarding intellectual property strategy
- 3.Support for business collaboration, transfer of rights, and licensing/setting
- 4.Application for subsidized charge or grant money
Precise Work Examples
We conduct a prior search (infringement search) to know whether the technology that has been developed or is being developed by the company infringes a patent of any other company.
If it is proved that it infringes a patent of another company after commercialization of the product, it is possible that in the worst case you may have to collect the products and even withdraw from the said business. Similarly, if a name of that product infringes a trademark right of another company after the product is distributed in the market, you may also be forced to stop shipment of the product and change the name of the product. Acquiring/maintaining the infringement search result and intellectual property rights such as patent rights/trademark rights guarantee a steady business continuation and along with it, it can also be utilized as a business tool that gives traders a sense of security.
We excavate the technical matter in the prototype development/design process by discussion with the engineer and identify the invention. From the perspective of business strategy of each customer, we examine whether a patent should be filed for the identified characteristic technology or whether it should be managed confidentially as in-house know-how without filing as we refine the technology to be filed. We decide the application plan from the offensive and defensive aspects.
When deciding on the application plan, we consider overseas development and we make a proposal about selecting/identifying the precise country and period even for overseas applications (international application) based on Japanese applications. We excavate/identify the targets when appropriate even for the shape of product and naming of the commodity and explain the possibility and significance of protection by design rights and trademark rights.
We check the technical trends (application trends) of competitors as needed, appropriately amend the claims according to the technical trends of the company and other companies, study and determine the time of requesting the examination of application.
Along with appropriate acquisition of rights for actual technology of the company and protecting it, we target at acquisition of rights for the technology that prevents entrance of other companies. For protection by appropriate acquisition of rights for actual technology of the company, we examine the time of requesting examination of application while observing the conditions of commercialization of the product. If another company has a patent application for a technology similar to that of your company, we investigate whether measures should be taken to prevent acquisition of rights by offering information to the Patent Office.
We check as needed whether a patent technology of the company is implemented by any competitor. Accordingly, if a competitor implements the patent technology without prior consent, we take measures (send a warning letter, demand an injunction such as discontinuing production/sale, discarding stock, claim damages) for protection of rights.
The aspect of preventing or delaying as far as possible the entry of competitors into the business is necessary especially for venture companies that start the business and develop the business on the basis of new technology or highly-advanced knowledge for ensuring / improving business competitiveness. It is possible to set up a barrier for the entry of competitors in the business and make the barrier firm and high by assessing the basic technology and peripheral/applied technologies of the company and securely restraining both core patents and peripheral patents. In Seven Color Patent Firm, we propose strategies concerned with the acquisition of core patent and peripheral patents in Japan and abroad through each stage such as search, work of acquisition of rights, work after filing and work after acquisition of rights.
2 minutes’ walk from Kanda station.
4 minutes’ walk from Awaji-cho station.
4 minutes’ walk from Ogawamachi station.
8 minutes’ walk from Akihabara station.
9 minutes’ walk from Shinnihonbashi station.
10 minutes’ walk from Ochanomizu station.