SATO & ASSOCIATES established in 2001, provides a variety of legal services in areas of intellectual property such as patents, utility models, design patents, trademarks, copyrights, and related matters. Our professional services include prosecutions such as preparing and translating patent and trademark applications to be filed before the Japan Patent Office and other countries’ governmental authorities, drafting and filing amendments and arguments to overcome Examiner’s views, and conducting patent and trademark searches. Our services further include consultations relating to the intellectual property such as licensing the intellectual property rights and negotiations of licensing agreements, and litigation advisory services relating to the patent infringements and trademark infringements. Our extensive legal services also cover non-traditional fields such as annuity payments, recordation of related documents such as transfer and change of name, and US trademark representation as an agent before the United States Patent and Trademark Office in order to meet each client’s specific demands in a diversified environment.
Each attorney in SATO & ASSOCIATES is a highly skiled expert in each profession, and continue to dedicate himself to developing his professional insight. We always consider our clients’ best interests as our first priority and provide our best practice for every single case to bring the clients’ maximum satisfaction. We respect our clients’ intellectual property value in and impact on the domestic and international markets from the past to the present and to the future. It is our pleasure to have an opportunity to assist our clients’ development in their invaluable intellectual property prospects.