Tass Trademark Team

Your branding will succeed by obtaining strong trademark rights.

– Who We Are / Our Mission-

Tass Trademark Team was founded as a part of Tass Meister Patent Firm  in December 2020, with a concept of “Trademark Global Blooming” where our mission is to assist our clients with branding successful business as the flowers would bloom.

Trademarks certainly play important roles in business development. In order to cultivate new demand world widely and in order for the business to grow, it is undoubtedly crucial to obtain strong trademark rights.

We assist both inbound and outbound trademark applications. We offer our foreign clients consultation on obtaining trademark rights in Japan, as well as assistance in overcoming refusals issued by the JPO. Our services also focus on helping our local clients with obtaining trademark rights outside Japan.

– Members –

Masako OSAKABE

 

Qualifications:

Patent and Trademark Attorney (2002)

Certified for IP litigation (2006)

 

Practice Areas:

Trademark and Design Prosecution and Litigation, Unfair Competition

 

Degrees:

Bachelor of Law, Chuo University

 

Memberships:

Japan Patent Attorney Association

Work Experience:
2002-2008Worked for various Patent Law Firms in Tokyo                        and Fukuoka, handling trademark and design                        applications, litigations and trials for foreign and                    domestic clients. 

2009-2011: Worked for Kanebo Cosmetics Inc.

2011-2014: Given on loan for Kao Corporation from Kanebo                    Cosmetics Inc., being in charge of trademark

                  and design matters including negotiating                              assignments and licenses

2015-2020: Worked for RYUKA IP Law Firm as a Jr. Partner,                      handling both local and international                                    trademark and design matters including IP                            consultations and litigations. 

 

In September, 2020, Ms. Osakabe joined Tass Meister Patent Firm. She currently advises foreign and domestic clients regarding trademarks, unfair competition and design.

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Eri FURUHATA

Qualifications:

Patent and Trademark Attorney (2018)

Practice Areas:

Trademark Prosecution, Design, Unfair Competition

Degrees:

Bachelor of Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Boston

 

Memberships:

Japan Patent Attorney Association

Work Experience:

       -2010: Worked for RYUKA IP Law Firm, handling                              in-bound patent & trademark applications

2011-2017: Joined Intellectual Ventures Japan, managing                      global paralegal team

2017-2019: Worked for Hogan Lovells LLP as Associate,                          handling international trademark matters.

2019-2020: RYUKA IP Law Firm, handling international                            trademark matters.     

In December, 2020, Ms. Furuhata joined Tass Meister Patent Firm, mainly handling international trademark matters.

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    Tass Trademark Team

    - Make your brand bloom