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👍 | Ikebukuro has released an introductory movie of the new “women's” entertainment building “Otomate Building”!


An introduction movie of the new "women's" entertainment building "Otomate Building" has been released in Ikebukuro!

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■ Official site: http://www.otomate.jp/otomate_building/ ■ Location: 1-23-5 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo Otomate Building ■ Land: 129.68 square meters (39.22 tsubo) * "Otomate" and "otomate" are idea factories It is a trademark or registered trademark of Co., Ltd.

Characters and the world of the women's game brand "Otomate" operated by Idea Factory Co., Ltd. → Continue reading


Web version of the free magazine "Rooftop" published by Livehouse LOFT. Pop culture information presented by the Rock Hall of Fame, where Southern All Stars, BOOWY, and Tatsuro Yamashita also stood on the stage. Artist exclusive interviews and various reviews.

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1-23-5 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo Otomate Building


商標(ShohyoIsProducts,ServiceA sign used by a provider (business operator) to distinguish the provider (source) from others.[1].

JurisdictionDepending on the product, it is a trademark (), Service mark for services ([2]It is also sometimes called.


ProductsWith signs such as letters, figures, symbols, three-dimensional shapes, colors, and sounds for consumers who are provided with goods and services to recognize the providers of goods and services.14st centuryLaw scholarBaltorus (English editionIt is a concept that was conceived together with.

When a provider of goods or services puts a trademark on goods, packaging, goods used for providing services, electromagnetic images, etc. at the time of selling the goods, the consumer can recognize the source by the trademark and select it. If the provision of goods and services continues to be of a certain quality or higher, the trademark will be recognized by a wide range of consumers, its credibility will be improved, and its property value will be generated.patent right,CopyrightAs well asIntellectual property rightAsTreaty,lawProtected by.A good trademark contributes to the development of industry and the interests of consumers.


Examination at the time of application, first-to-file principle such as the United States, first-to-file principle such as Japan and Europe, etc. differ in each country and region. Apply directly to the country seeking trademark protection orMadrid AgreementUnless an international application is filed under the Protocol, the scope of protection is limited to the country, and even if an international application is filed, in principle, it is necessary to undergo examination in the country seeking protection.


The trademark of the product istrademark, Service trademarkService markIt is called. In addition to flat objects such as letters, figures, and symbols that are visually transmitted, and characteristic three-dimensional shapes such as products and signboards,acoustic,smell,taste,touchIf the consumer becomes aware of the characteristics, it will function.


By protecting the landmarks attached to goods and services, clarifying their sources, guaranteeing quality, and having advertising functions, we protect the business credibility of those who use trademarks and promote the development of industry. At the same time, protect the interests of consumers[3].

Indication that it is a trademark

To show that it is a trademark in some jurisdictionsTrademark symbol,Registered trademark markMay be required to display.

AmericaThe use of these marks is statutory in.in particularRegistered trademark mark(®) is widely used worldwide, as China promulgated on August 2002, 8 in Article 3, Paragraph 37 of the Trademark Law Implementation Ordinance of the People's Republic of China.

Japanese trademark systemInTrademark lawArticle 17 of the Enforcement Regulations only stipulates that the registered trademark should be displayed with the characters "registered trademark" and the registration number.Registered trademark markThere is no stipulation about.

When labeling tangible products, trademarks are often attached to the main body and packaging.When displaying intangible services, display them on equipment such as stores and vehicles that provide services, output them on screens such as websites, and attach trademarks to tangible products that are sold or rented in connection with the provision of services. Such methods are often taken.

the purposeNotation
  • trade mark
  • TM
Service mark
  • service mark
  • SM
Registered trademark
  • registered trademark
  • (R)
  • ®

Trademark use

In general, even if another person's trademark is used, the trademark will not be effective unless it is "trademark use".Trademark use refers to use in a manner that exerts a self-other product identification function or a source display function.For example, use in a mere description or formal design indication is not considered to be a trademark use.[4].

Trademark as property

  • In 2019, as a result of the proceedings in South Korea,Mitsubishi Heavy IndustriesHas been seized of two registered trademarks it had in South Korea[5].
  • Second World WarBecause Germany was defeated in Japan, the trademark rights registered by the German trading company in Japan before the warAllied Supreme Commander General CommandWas requisitioned and owned as a reparation property after the war. In 1950, a Japanese trading companyBoschWhen I tried to import the company's machine, it became a problem as it violated the trademark law.[6].


[How to use footnotes]
  1. ^ Brand Glossary. “商標”(Japanese). Koto bank. NovemberBrowse.
  2. ^ "Q & A What is a service mark?". Japan Attorneys Association Kansai Association. NovemberBrowse.
  3. ^ "What is a trademark?". JPO website. NovemberBrowse.
  4. ^ "Examples of trademark use theory of case law". JPO website. NovemberBrowse.
  5. ^ "Foreclosure of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' logo mark Former plaintiff in the Volunteer Corps proceedings"Nihon Keizai Shimbun," August 2019, 3.NovemberBrowse.
  6. ^ "Illegal trademark infringement has become a problem in the sale of famous German products", Nihon Keizai Shimbun, December 25, 12, page 12.

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