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ARC PATENT ATTORNEYS' OFFICE

+81 6 6364 8128 (business hours: 9:00 to 17:30 on weekdays)

Office profile

Profile

Official name ARC PATENT ATTORNEYS’ OFFICE
Founded on October 1, 1973
The President Giro KURAUCHI
The executive
vice-president
Michiko UJI
Attorneys About 60 staff members including eight patent attorneys and one Chinese patent attorney
Address Osakasanshin Bldg. 5th Floor 1-2, Sonezaki 1-chome
Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
530-0057 Japan
T +81 6 6364 8128
F +81 6 6361 6903
Core services
  • 1. Applications/registrations for patents, utility models, designs, trademarks, and copyright protection in Japan
  • 2. Applications/registrations for patents, utility models, designs, and trademarks outside Japan, international patent applications under the PCT, and international trademark registration under Madrid Protocols
  • 3. Searches for patentability, infringement, and invalidation
  • 4. Invalidation trials, oppositions, expert opinions, litigation
  • 5. Consulting on IP-related matters
Technical fields
  1. ・ Mechanical engineering (general machinery, industrial machinery, vehicles, precision machinery, medical equipment)
  2. ・ Electricity and electronics (IT technologies, image processing, electrical circuits, consumer electronics and communication equipment)
  3. ・ Automatic control (mechatronics, software, business models)
  4. ・ Physics (semiconductor, optics, and nanotechnology)
  5. ・ Materials science (metal, carbon material)
  6. ・ Chemistry (inorganic, organic, polymer)
  7. ・ Daily products, textiles

History

1973 Kurauchi Patent Attorneys’ Office was founded.
1992 Kurauchi Patent Attorneys’ Office merged with Akiyama International Patent Attorneys’ Office, to found ARC PATENT ATTORNEYS' OFFICE.
2008 Incorporated under Japanese business law
2013 Celebrated our 40th anniversary and still expanding our business

Organizational structure

Organizational structure