The intellectual property firm of MIYAGAWA INTERNATIONAL PATENT FIRM was established in 1996 by Teiji Miyagawa. Kiyoshi Miyagawa joined in 1998.
We began our operations in Shinjuku, Tokyo, and have since expanded twice, to our current location.
We are a full-service patent and trademark firm, with technical expertise in virtually all major technical fields, including mechanical, electrical, electronics, optical, telecommunication, software, aviation and chemical technologies.
We maintain a full application filing and prosecution docket, and actively participate in Board of Appeal matters.
We also provide legal opinions relating to infringement, validity, and overall patent strategy. Five among our seven Patent Attorneys are specific infringement litigation qualified, that is, they are qualified to handle infringement cases related to intellectual property matters before the courts on behalf of the clients with general attorneys.
We represent a wide variety of national, multi-national, and overseas clients whose business activities encompass a broad spectrum of technical areas.
We are accustomed to working for a wide range of the clientele, including overseas as well as domestic clients. Overseas clients have expressed their high evaluations of our services, especially with respect to our reasonable and high quality services, our speed of response and clarity of English communication.
Examples of Client Testimonials;
"First, I would like to note that your diligence continues to give us great confidence in your work."
- Response to the clarification letters during our translation work of a patent specification.
"You are by far the best Japanese attorney that I have ever worked with."
- Comment of a UK attorney when he recommended Teiji Miyagawa to his important client.
"We have found that his international business experience combined with his strong legal and technical capabilities, give clients a very high degree of confidence."
- Testimonial from a US patent attorney.