Terms and Conditions of Use for
Low Cost Strategy
April 1st, 2014
Low Cost Strategy (LCS) “low-cost legal service” is a service that
focuses on cost reduction and is realized by curtailing as much as possible the
workload of the trademark experts working for our firm. Therefore, in order to
be eligible for obtaining that service, it is necessary to agree to the
following terms and conditions of use. "HARAKENZO more" thank you in advance for your
understanding and are looking forward to receiving your requests.
Terms and Conditions of Use
1. Please send us requests by using the above
prescribed form “LCS Request E-mail”.
[Note]: Depending on contents of the
request/inquiry, we may ask you to change to “Premium”.
2. This service is available only for
applications in Japan.
3. Regarding search for prior registrations
before filing, we conduct it (for a fee) if requested by the applicant. Details Are Here
4. Please indicate designated goods or
designated services and class(es) by yourself.
indicate designated goods or services.
<Example of clear indication: Confectionery;
Chocolate; Providing foods and beverages >
needed, we will change the indicated designated goods or services into
descriptions that seem more appropriate for registration and/or into further
generic concept, as much as possible.
If you are not
sure which class(es) should be selected, please leave
it blank. "HARAKENZO more" will select a proper class(es).
5. The response to Notifications
of Reasons for Refusal (Office Action) will be limited to “Filing an Amendment”.
(No Attorney's fee will be charged.)
[Note]: If you wish to file a Written Argument, etc., it is necessary to change to “Premium” service. Please note, in such a case, that fees will accordingly
be changed for “Premium”. Further, you
cannot change from “Premium” to “LCS”.
6. Documents concerning completed JPO procedures and our debit note will be delivered to
you via e-mail or FAX.
<Examples for documents of
“Search Report", "copy
of Application documents", "Notification of Application Number",
"Notification of Reasons for Refusal", "copy of Amendment",
"Notification of Decision for Registration", "copy of
Transmittal of Payment", etc.
■Please not that we send you the
original copy of “Certificate of Trademark Registration” by airmail.
7. Please note that, in a case where it is necessary to refund some of fees
remitted by the client, the bank commission for the refund will be the client's