(WIPO code: JP) (latest review May 2021)

by YUASA AND HARA, Tokyo – Mr. Kazuhiro Nakata

General Information

Area

377,955 sq. km.

Population

125.5 million (estimated July 2020).

Capital

Tokyo.

Language

Japanese.

Currency

Japanese Yen.

General Remarks

Imports (2019): U.S.$ 720,957 million.
Imports from: China 23%, U.S.A. 11%, Australia 6%.

Exports (2019): U.S.$ 705,564 million.
Exports to: U.S.A. 19.4%, China 18%, South Korea 6%, Taiwan 6%.

 

Statistics (2019) Filed Granted
Patents 307,969 179,910
PCT (as a receiving Office) 51,652
Utility models 5,241 5,033
Trademarks (national applications) 171,323 109,859
Madrid Protocol (as a designation country) 19,450
Designs 31,489 27,556

(Source: JPO Status Report 2020)