About Us

Our Firm

Firm Name FUJIMarks Japan P.C.
Partners Yoshihiro Kimura
Partners Miho Ito


Established as Kotani & Co. by Tak KOTANI (Founder) in Tokyo
Joined to FUJI Patent Law Firm
Tak KOTANI published his book "The Textbook of Trademark"
Newly started as FUJIMarks Japan
Moved office to Yurakucho
Tak KOTANI published his book "The Textbook of Trademark New Edition"
Established FUJIMarks Japan P.C. (incorporated)
Tak KOTANI Appointed as Advisor, Yoshihiro KIMURA Appointed Representative Partner
Moved office to Otemachi (current address)
  • 新 商標教室
  • 商標教室 基礎編
  • 商標教室 判例研究編Ⅰ
  • 商標教室 判例研究編Ⅱ

Our message


FUJIMarks was established in 1990 in Tokyo and is now acknowledged as the most experienced independent trademark firm in Japan. Our firm specializes in trademarks and covers designs, copyrights, customs, domain names and related business issues including prosecution and enforcement. Our firm has a thorough knowledge of and experience in how to use, assess and execute trademark rights.

Our professionals advise and represent a variety of clients such as leading international companies, government departments, universities and individual entrepreneurs. Our professionals protect the intellectual property of clients in more than 190 countries and territories with high-quality individual service.

Our Services

  1. Trademark application
  2. Trademark search
  3. Procedures on International Trademarks
  4. Opposition, Invalidation, Cancellation
  5. Appeal against JPO's decision, trademark infringement litigation
  6. Expert opinion, license agreement
  7. Recordal of transfer of trademark right, license, name /address change etc
  8. Import suspension
  9. Design application