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Q2. What is required to file a trademark application in Japan?

Q2. What is required to file a trademark application in Japan?

A2. The information required for a trademark application includes the following:

(1)the mark for which registration is sought;
(2)the designated goods or services and the International Class to which said goods or services belong; (Note: A multi-class application is possible.)
(3)the name and the domicile or residence of the applicant for trademark registration;
(4)a power of attorney is not required at the time of filing, but is necessary when you abandon/withdraw the application or file an appeal or the like.
(5)when claiming priority from the filing date of a first trademark application, the filing date, the country name and the filing number are required. A priority document has to be filed within 3 months from the filing date.
(6)an official fee of 3,400 yen plus 8,600 yen per class.