SERVICES

Intellectual Property Services

  • Machinery & Electricity Patents
  • Chemistry & Biotechnology Patents
  • Design and Trademark Rights

Legal Services

  • Intellectual Property Legal Services
  • Transaction and Dispute Resolution Cases
with Japanese Companies
  • General Legal Services

Features of LEXIA

  • Legal services related to intellectual property
    We provide comprehensive one-stop legal services related to intellectual property through a collaboration between attorneys-at-law and patent attorneys.
  • Multifaceted protection through patent and design rights
    Through a collaboration between patent attorneys specializing in two different fields-patent and design rights-we propose measures designed to provide patent protection for individual products from both the technical and design perspectives.
  • Multifaceted protection through design and trademark rights
    With a wealth of knowledge and experience in design and trademark practices, our patent attorneys will work to obtain permanent exclusive rights to your designs.

  • Legal Services Customized for Foreign Clients
    We are experienced in providing legal services for foreign clients.
  • In-house training support
    We help our clients provide in-house training on internal regulations and contract negotiations, as well as intellectual property practices.

TOPICS

2019.3.12
ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Kazuhiko Shibata authored an article entitled “A Study on ‘Confusion’ in Article 2.1.1. of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act” published in LES JAPAN NEWS December 2018, Vol.59 No.4.

2019.2.1
SEMINARS

Iichiro Yamada will give a lecture entitled “Practice in the Execution of Rights in Trademarks, Designs and Unfair Competition: Effective Protection of Product Brands and Designs” at a seminarhosted by the Kinki Chapter of the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry on March 1, 2019.

2018.5.16
SEMINARS

Iichiro Yamada and Kazuhiro Ishigami co-authored an article entitled “Practice in Service Marks including in Retail Industry in Key Countries and Regions in East and Southeast Asia” published in Intellectual Property Management (Chizai Kanri) Vol.68 No.5 2018.

2018.5.16
ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Hiroki Matsui authored an article entitled “Global Strategies in Design Registration: Design Protection Strategies in the US, Europe, China and ASEAN, based on Design Applications in Japan” published in Intellectual Property Management (Chizai Kanri) Vol.68 NO.2 2018.

2017.9.5
SEMINARS

Iichiro Yamada will give a lecture entitled “Considerations and Strategies in Conducting Lawsuits concerning Intellectual Property Infringement” at the Shiga Patent Seminar hosted by the Kinki Branch of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association.

2017.8.30
ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Iichiro Yamada authored an article entitled “Protection of Store Exterior under Article 2.1.1 of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act” published in Intellectual Property Prism (August 2017 Issue; issued by the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry).

2017.5.16
SEMINARS

Hiroki Matsui and Yukihiro Suzuki will give a lecture entitled “Final Answer for Designs: Proposing a Truly Useful Design Right” at a seminar to be held in Nagoya on June 27, 2017.

2017.5.16
SEMINARS

Hiroki Matsui and Yukihiro Suzuki will give a lecture entitled “Final Answer for Designs: Proposing a Truly Useful Design Right” at a seminar to be held in Osaka on June 30, 2017.

2017.4.21
SEMINARS

Iichiro Yamada will give a lecture entitled “Unfair Competition Prevention Act: Protection of Product Designs under the Copyright Act – Possibilities and Limitations in Protection based on the Humidifier Case (Intellectual Property High Court Decision on November 30, 2016)” at a seminar to be held in Osaka on May 24, 2017.

2017.1.4
ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Hiroki Matsui authored an article entitled “A Study on Overlapping Registration of EUTM and Trademarks in Other Countries and Maintenance of Trademark Rights ” published in Intellectual Property Management Vol. 67 No. 1 2017.
2016.11.24 Seminars Hiroki Matsui will give a lecture entitled “Multi-faceted Protection of Designs by Design and Trademark Rights: Protection Strategies for Product and Packaging Designs” at a seminar hosted by Johokiko in Shinjuku, Tokyo on February 15, 2017.

2016.11.18
SEMINARS

Keiya Mizutani will give a lecture entitled “The must-know IP practices – Patent Application in the U.S. and China” at a seminar hosted by Osaka City University on February 8, 2017.

2016.10.15
SEMINARS

Iichiro Yamada will give a lecture entitled “Basic Agreements related to Academic-Industrial Alliance – Joint Development Agreement, NDA and MTA” at a seminar hosted by Osaka City University on November 16, 2016.

2016.10.15
ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Iichiro Yamada co-authored a book entitled “Trademark, Design Patent, and Unfair Competition Prevention Act” published by Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry.

2016.10.15
SEMINARS

Junya Tanaka will give a lecture entitled “Importance of Intellectual Property in the field of Life Science -Interpretation of Invention- ” at a seminar hosted by Osaka City University on October 20, 2016.

2016.5.26
ANNOUNCEMENTS
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2016.5.26
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Our homepage has been revamped.

Our homepage has been revamped.

2019.2.1
SEMINARS

Iichiro Yamada will give a lecture entitled “Practice in the Execution of Rights in Trademarks, Designs and Unfair Competition: Effective Protection of Product Brands and Designs” at a seminarhosted by the Kinki Chapter of the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry on March 1, 2019.

2018.5.16
SEMINARS

Iichiro Yamada and Kazuhiro Ishigami co-authored an article entitled “Practice in Service Marks including in Retail Industry in Key Countries and Regions in East and Southeast Asia” published in Intellectual Property Management (Chizai Kanri) Vol.68 No.5 2018.

2017.9.5
SEMINARS

Iichiro Yamada will give a lecture entitled “Considerations and Strategies in Conducting Lawsuits concerning Intellectual Property Infringement” at the Shiga Patent Seminar hosted by the Kinki Branch of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association.

2017.5.16
SEMINARS

Hiroki Matsui and Yukihiro Suzuki will give a lecture entitled “Final Answer for Designs: Proposing a Truly Useful Design Right” at a seminar to be held in Nagoya on June 27, 2017.

2017.5.16
SEMINARS

Hiroki Matsui and Yukihiro Suzuki will give a lecture entitled “Final Answer for Designs: Proposing a Truly Useful Design Right” at a seminar to be held in Osaka on June 30, 2017.

2017.4.21
SEMINARS

Iichiro Yamada will give a lecture entitled “Unfair Competition Prevention Act: Protection of Product Designs under the Copyright Act – Possibilities and Limitations in Protection based on the Humidifier Case (Intellectual Property High Court Decision on November 30, 2016)” at a seminar to be held in Osaka on May 24, 2017.

2016.11.18
SEMINARS

Keiya Mizutani will give a lecture entitled “The must-know IP practices – Patent Application in the U.S. and China” at a seminar hosted by Osaka City University on February 8, 2017.

2016.10.15
SEMINARS

Iichiro Yamada will give a lecture entitled “Basic Agreements related to Academic-Industrial Alliance – Joint Development Agreement, NDA and MTA” at a seminar hosted by Osaka City University on November 16, 2016.

2016.10.15
SEMINARS

Junya Tanaka will give a lecture entitled “Importance of Intellectual Property in the field of Life Science -Interpretation of Invention- ” at a seminar hosted by Osaka City University on October 20, 2016.

2019.3.12
ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Kazuhiko Shibata authored an article entitled “A Study on ‘Confusion’ in Article 2.1.1. of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act” published in LES JAPAN NEWS December 2018, Vol.59 No.4.

2018.5.16
ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Hiroki Matsui authored an article entitled “Global Strategies in Design Registration: Design Protection Strategies in the US, Europe, China and ASEAN, based on Design Applications in Japan” published in Intellectual Property Management (Chizai Kanri) Vol.68 NO.2 2018.

2017.8.30
ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Iichiro Yamada authored an article entitled “Protection of Store Exterior under Article 2.1.1 of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act” published in Intellectual Property Prism (August 2017 Issue; issued by the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry).

2017.1.4
ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Hiroki Matsui authored an article entitled “A Study on Overlapping Registration of EUTM and Trademarks in Other Countries and Maintenance of Trademark Rights ” published in Intellectual Property Management Vol. 67 No. 1 2017.
2016.11.24 Seminars Hiroki Matsui will give a lecture entitled “Multi-faceted Protection of Designs by Design and Trademark Rights: Protection Strategies for Product and Packaging Designs” at a seminar hosted by Johokiko in Shinjuku, Tokyo on February 15, 2017.

2016.10.15
ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Iichiro Yamada co-authored a book entitled “Trademark, Design Patent, and Unfair Competition Prevention Act” published by Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry.

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