■Contact Us
Mizogami & Co.
2nd Floor, Hommachi-ide Building,
1-10-4, Utsubo-hommachi, Nishi-ku,
Osaka, 550-0004 JAPAN
TEL: +81-6-6441-0391  FAX: +81-6-6443-0386

URL: http://www.mizogami.gr.jp/

Nearest Station:
2 minutes from Hommachi Station on the Yotsubashi Subway Line
8 minutes from Hommachi Station on the Midosuji Subway Line
8 minutes from Hommachi Station on the Chuo Subway Line

■Practice Areas
Intellectual Property Departments
Each application procedure of patent, utility model, design, trademark and service mark
Patent consultation and technical translation
Each procedure of Foreign Applications / PCT Applications
Opposition / Appeal Trial / Expert Opinion
Suit for Cancelling Trial Decision / Infringement / Warning
Trademark search / Technical Search by on-line data and all kind of publication

Legal Departments
Civil cases, Commerce cases, Domestic Affairs cases
Lawsuit, Private Settlement Negotiation, Legal Consultation, Drafting all kinds of Contracts concerning intellectual property right and arrangement of bankruptcy
Testamentary making and testamentary excecution  
Legal Support for Venture Business

History of our Firm
February 1955, Mitsuyoshi Mizogami was registered as a patent attorney.
February 1955, Mizogami Patent Office was opened in Ashahi-ku, Osaka-shi.
May 1962, the office was moved to Ide Building, Utsubo-hommachi, Nishi-ku, Osaka-shi.
April 1988, attorney at law, Tetsuya Mizogami joined Mizogami Patent Office and
                Mizogami Patent Office was changed to Mizogami & Co..
February 1996, the office was moved to Hasegawa Daiichi Building for rebuilding.
June 1997, the office was moved to present location, Hommachi-ide Building.
April 2000, attorney at law, Yoshinori Iwahara joined Mizogami & Co..
December 2003, Susumu Yamamoto was registered as a patent attorney.
September 2007, attorney at law, Kazuhiro Emura joined Mizogami & Co..
October 2008, patent attorney, Mitsuyoshi Mizogami passed away.
April 2009, attorney at law, Yoshinori Iwahara become a partner.
April 2013, attorney at law, Kazuhiro Emura become independent from Mizogami & Co..
December 2013 attorney at law, Kawahara Hideki joined Mizogami & Co..
January 2014 attorney at law, Yoshinori Iwahara become independent from Mizogami & Co..

Professional Profiles

Tetsuya Mizogami (member of the firm since 1988)
1956
1981
1983
1983
1992
Born on September 02
Graduated from Kyoto University with a Bachelor's degree in Law.
Registered as an attorney at law No.18539 (Membership of Osaka Bar Association)
Registered as a patent attorney No.8946
Graduated from Osaka Institute of Technology with a Bachelor's degree in Electronics.

Susumu Yamamoto (member of the firm since 1996)
1967
1990
2003
Born on November 25
Graduated from Osaka City University with a Bachelor's degree in Biology.
Registered as a patent attorney No.12982

Kawahara Hideki (member of the firm since 2013)
1983
2007
2009
2013
Born on October 23
Graduated from Kyoto University with a Bachelor's degree in architectural engineering.
Graduated from Kyoto University with a Bachelor's degree in law school.
Registered as an attorney at law No.49144 (Membership of Osaka Bar Association) .

■Infomation about Japanese Intellectual Property Law (Link)
Patent Attorneys Law
Attorney Acts of Japan
Patent Act
Utility Model Act
Design Act
Trademark Act
Unfair Competition Prevention Act of Japan
Intellectual Property Basic Act (Law No.122, 2002)
Act for Establishment of the Intellectual Property High Court
Copyright Act of Japan
Plant Variety Protection and Seed Act of Japan

2002 SUMMARY OF REVISIONS OF THE JAPANESE PATENT LAW AND THE JAPANESE TRADEMARK LAW (JAPAN PATENT ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION International Activities Committee /JPAA Journal November 2002 Issue)
2003 Amendment to Japan Patent Law
JAPANESE IP LAW REFORM 2011

1997.8.10 COPYRIGHT Mizogami & Co.    Last update 2013.04.01

2nd Floor, Hommachi-ide Building,
1-10-4, Utsubo-hommachi, Nishi-ku,
Osaka, 550-0004 JAPAN
TEL: +81-6-6441-0391  FAX: +81-6-6443-0386