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Remote Work Currently in Place As part of a state of emergency declared by government of Japan related to COVID-19, we have fully established remote work operations to ensure that there are no service disruptions, in which most of our staff are currently working remotely from home. Therefore, we may not be able to answer your phone calls at our office. In such a case, please contact us by e-mail to info@kawaguti.gr.jp.

We will continue to monitor the situation and inform you on this homepage as it develops.
We would very much appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

Sincerely,
KAWAGUTI & PARTNERS

Ms. Naomi YOSHIDA, patent attorney and partner of our firm, has been appointed as a technical adviser at the Tokyo High Court (including Intellectual Property High Court), the Tokyo District Court and the Osaka District Court as from April 1, 2020 for 2 years.

Firm Philosophy

With devout love for Intellectual Property(IP),
and as IP specialists with fiery passion,
pride and responsibility,
we will exert all of our might to continually offer IP services of the utmost quality
to support the development of our clients worldwide,
as well as science and technology worldwide.

Furthermore, through our IP services,
we will earnestly win the trust of clients from around the world step by step,
so that we will have an ideal workplace which will be our pride
where every employee will have a sense of confidence, satisfaction
and happiness above all.

Firm Motto - Course of Action

Professionalism We always perform our duties with a high sense of responsibility and pride as a professional in the field of intellectual property right, and concurrently strive to learn and acquire advanced and latest knowledge and skill required of a professional.
Accuracy We always perform our duties with accuracy, certainty and infallibility, and concurrently observe the deadline.
Tenacity No matter how complex and difficult a case we may encounter, we never give up till the end and persevere to resolve the problem.
Agility We always perform our duties with agility and speed, and respond with promptness.
Integrity We always keep an attitude with integrity, candor and grace towards all stakeholders: all people concerned with our services including, not only our clients, but people at the JPO, courts, other patent firms, translation agents, and colleagues, and strive to foster beautiful relationships.
Professionalism
We always perform our duties with a high sense of responsibility and pride as a professional in the field of intellectual property right, and concurrently strive to learn and acquire advanced and latest knowledge and skill required of a professional.
Accuracy
We always perform our duties with accuracy, certainty and infallibility, and concurrently observe the deadline.
Tenacity
No matter how complex and difficult a case we may encounter, we never give up till the end and persevere to resolve the problem.
Agility
We always perform our duties with agility and speed, and respond with promptness.
Integrity
We always keep an attitude with integrity, candor and grace towards all stakeholders: all people concerned with our services including, not only our clients, but people at the JPO, courts, other patent firms, translation agents, and colleagues, and strive to foster beautiful relationships.

We perform our duties while embracing the 5 mottos at all times, as well as the notion of PAT.* AIderived from picking up the first letters in the 5 mottos, that is,“Love for Patent” (since “AI” means “Love” () in Japanese).

* Please note that “PAT” mentioned herein means “patent” in a broad sense, namely intellectual property right as a whole including trademark right, design right and the like.