The WIPO Japan Office promotes WIPO's global IP services for patents, trademarks and industrial designs, as well as its global databases, IP Advantage and multi-stakeholder initiatives, to Japanese users. We do this through the website, seminars, training, publications, and local customer service as well as other activities in conjunction with Japan Funds-In-Trust and the Japanese government.
Due to the spread of COVID-19, we have a limited number of staff in the office and reduced office hours. For questions regarding our global IP services or for general inquiries, we can be reached from 11:00 to 15:00 JST (Mon.-Fri.). For inquires outside of these hours or if you are unable to get through, please contact us. We apologize for the inconvenience caused by our closure and greatly appreciate your kind understanding during this period.
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In cooperation with the Japan Funds-in-Trust, we produce short documentaries featuring innovators from the Asia-Pacific region. These films bring to life various success stories, including those highlighted in the IP Advantage database.
The Honmono (Genuine Goods) manga is the result of a 2010 national competition, in cooperation with the Japan Patent Office and Kadokawa Group Publishing, to explain the importance of trademarks and the dangers of counterfeit goods.
The WIPO Magazine is now available online in Japanese, providing our users with more content on IP in their local language. The Magazine provides up-to-date information on creativity and innovation in action, exploring the advantages of IP.