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Terms of Use

This website is operated by KYOWA PATENT AND LAW OFFICE (hereinafter referred to as "KYOWA"). This is a statement of the terms of use for the website of KYOWA PATENT AND LAW OFFICE (http://www.kyowapatent.co.jp, hereinafter referred to as the "Website").

Agreement for use

We ask that you use this Website in accordance with these terms of use.
Furthermore, by using this Website it will be deemed that you consent to these terms of use.

Exemption from responsibility

Although the accuracy of the information included on this Website is guaranteed as far as possible, KYOWA assumes no responsibility in the case of any and all acts taken by users making use of the information included in this Website. Also, articles on this Website may not be altered or deleted without advance notice.

Links to Third-Party Web Sites

This Website may contain links to other web sites, which are not under the control of KYOWA. Links to such third party web sites on this Website are provided solely as a convenience to you. KYOWA is not responsible for any of these sites or their content.
If you use these links, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Ownership of Intellectual Property Rights

The property rights to the information provided on the Website belong to KYOWA or to the person(s) who provided the information. Except with the prior approval of KYOWA and the providers of information, users have no right to copy, make public, transmit, distribute, assign, rent, license, reprint or reuse any part of the information and the contents thereof.

Handling of Personal Information, etc.

We will collect information on customer usage (access) and use the access data to enhance the convenience of the Website and to maintain and improve its quality. This access data includes domain name, IP address, browsers and access date, but does not include specific customer information.
For details about KYOWA's policy on the protection of personal information, please refer to the "Privacy Policy" page on this Website.

Recommended Environment


Browsers that are compatible with this Website without problem are as follows:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or further advanced version
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or further advanced version
  • Safari 2.0 or further advanced version


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CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)

This Website uses CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) for page layouts. It is recommended that CSS be enabled in order to browse the pages normally.

Other Provisions

These terms of use shall be interpreted under and governed by the laws of Japan.

In the event that a dispute arises between KYOWA and a user in connection with this website, this Website or these terms of use, both parties shall exert their best efforts to resolve the matter in a mutually satisfactory way, but if that cannot be done and adjudication is sought, the matter shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court as the court of first instance.