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Patent Translation Patent Translation

Patent Translation

Patent Translation Fee

Japanese translation English (100 words) to Japanese   1,800JPY (without Tax)
English translation Japanese (100 characters) to English   1,800JPY (without Tax)

Translation Price

*Campaign prices are offered for Japanese translations.
*A consumption tax of 8% is charged when requesting services in Japan.

[Price Calculation] Translation prices are calculated in units of 100 words (units of 100 are rounded up so 583 characters comes to 6 units). The number of characters or words can be counted using word processing software making the counting process simple. Prices per 100 characters differ depending on the difficulty level in the number ranges listed on the table. Estimates are given free of charge.
[Minimum Fees] Our minimum fee for each translation job is 8000JPY.
[Large Quantity Discount] We offer discounts based on quantity with 5% off for services 30,000JPY or higher, 10% off for services 100,000JPY or higher and 15% for services 200,000JPY or higher (prices do not include tax).
[Payment] Refer to the Payment Methods section listed below.
*Refer to the pages of other languages for their respective translation rate.

Estimates

 E-mail us the document(s) to be translated during our business hours and we will provide you with an estimate. Estimate Forms are also available.
 The language to be able to translate the patent translation service of JOHO directly into Japanese is English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, and a Taiwanese

Tidbits of Patent application number of worlds

 The number of patent applications around the world is increasing. There were 1,575,000 million applications in 2004 compared to 2,568,000 applications in 2013. A large portion of this increase was the number of patent applications to the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) in China with one-third of patent applications around the world going to the SIPO in 2013.

 The number of PCT international patent applications reached a record high in 2014 at 213,568. Japan is second to the USA in number of PCT international patent applications when going by residence of the applicant.

Patent Application in Japan and Overseas

 For clients who have applied for a patent in Japan, it is possible to have the patent translated into English at JOHO and carry out the application based on PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty) at the Japan Patent Office through the JOHO International Patent Office if it is within the priority period.
 In addition, it is also possible to submit national documents and translations to countries in which you would like rights through coordinating with overseas law firms within the determined time limit for submitting national documents (international application translation submission) in each country from the date of application.

International application translation submission can be confirmed on WIPO homepage; http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/texts/time_limits.html.  Refer to the "PCT Applications" page for patent procedures used in PCT application.
 A flexible schedule is necessary to ensure a high quality translation.

 For clients who have applied for a patent overseas within the priority period and clients who have carried out the PCT application within the time limit for submitting national documents, it is possible to have the patent translated into Japanese at JOHO and carry out the application in Japan or carry out procedures for submitting national documents through the JOHO International Patent Office.
 In addition, clients who have carried out application of foreign documents in Japan can also have the patent translated into Japanese at JOHO carry out procedures to submit the translation through the JOHO International Patent Office.

PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty) Patent Application

 The PCT is an international treaty adhered to by approximately 148 countries, known as contracting states that facilitates the filing of applications for patents on the same invention in more than one country. Under the PCT, as administered by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), an applicant can initiate patent protection procedures in a multitude of countries by filing a single PCT application, commonly referred to as an international application. The PCT also allows for the claiming of Convention priority, where the first application may be filed in one country or region, followed by the filing of a PCT application within one year of the first application which claims priority to all PCT contracting states.

 While PCT does not result in an international patent, compared to the conventional Paris Convention commonly used for international patent application, a PCT application allows the applicant to defer filing national and regional applications for up to 30 months from the priority date, as well as the opportunity to obtain a patent office opinion on patentability and address some initial prosecution issues. Consequently, by filing a PCT application the applicant may have a better chance to ascertain the patentability and profitability of their invention and therefore make a more informed decision regarding the merits of filing internationally.

Payment Method

For orders, we require payment in full in advance.

[Overseas Remittance] There is a 4,000JPY incoming remittance transaction fee when making bank transfers. Remittance charges are also the responsibility of the client. It is recommended to use a credit card for small amounts.

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Warranty

JOHO offers after service support including
revisions free of charge within one month
after the translation is delivered.
(Charges incur when there are changes
to the original source text.)

Translation Manager : Nishi
ONE PLANET, Inc.       4-20-3 Touei Jingu-gaien BLDG.
Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku Tokyo 151-0051 Japan
E-mail : eng(a)joho-translation.com
*Please replace "(a)" with “@“.
Tel +81-3-6447-0298, Fax +81-3-4330-1117
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Tokyo 151-0051 Japan

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