Patents & Utility Models

IP law and the fast and reliable prosecution of patents has long been the core competency of our firm. We provide expert assistance for counselling, prosecution, litigation, dispute resolution and licensing transactions.
To find out more about the wide range of technologies we cover, please refer to the information below.

Physics / Mechanical Engineering / Mechanics

In the field of physics, we focus on semiconductor technology, in particular the development, processing and application of active and passive devices including module technology. Further fields of technical expertise are optoelectronic devices as well as solar technology. We also provide technical competence in the fields of process technology, laser technology, sensor technology, fuel cell systems, cable technology and medical engineering.
The field of mechanical engineering is quite complex, and to meet the needs of our clients we have professionals with broad experience, training and education in automotive technology, construction equipment, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, packaging and paper making technology and civil engineering.

Electrical Engineering / Information Technology

In the field of electrical engineering and information technology our professionals offer support in all areas from consumer electronics to computer software and hardware, telecommunications, automation and control technology, image processing and semiconductor technology.

Chemistry / Material Science

Through our experience of over 100 years in patent prosecution in Japan, we have gathered a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field of chemistry and material science. We are specialized in the fields of organic and inorganic chemistry, polymer chemistry, technical chemistry, chemical process technology and process techniques, construction materials and coatings, medical and pharmaceutical technology, pharmacology, semiconductor technology, nano materials and the like.

Pharmaceutics / Biotechnology and Life Science

Over the last decade, there have been rapid developments in the fields of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and life science, and we have been involved with the latest cutting-edge technologies in these technical fields. Specifically, we have much experience in the technology of cloned genes and their uses; recombinant proteins, antibodies, nucleic acids, peptides as well as transgenic animals and plants, and recombinant viruses.