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Profile of Mark-i

Mark-i® Inc. was founded in 1990 and since then, our company has been handling intellectual property matters in both Japan and abroad. We provide professional services concerning the Intellectual Property rights and practice of management solutions to meet the management needs of Japanese companies. We are uniquely positioned to represent our clients - over 1,800 major leading companies in Japan - in establishing, maintaining, protecting, and making profitable use of their intellectual property rights even in the web site on either a global or limited basis. We have established the global network of agents worldwide, more than 200 countries. Mark-i is superior in management solutions in business area standing the corporate side.
Our services cover all the fields of Intellectual Property. These services include planning of a strategy for the intellectual property rights, communication and support services concerning the intellectual property rights for business to meet our client's actual needs. We provide worldwide services for our clients to execute and to achieve their strategies for the intellectual property rights internationally. We shall meet any demands of our clients with the keywords, "communication", "information-oriented" and "service."

We're named Mark-i® because we shall protect our clients' trademarks for our lives.

We shall make every effort to provide satisfactory services as we protect our clients' important properties, i.e. intellectual property rights, all over the world.

Company Profile

Name:
Mark-i Inc.
Address:
8F Akasaka Tameike Tower, 2-17-7 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052 JAPAN [ Map ]
Founded:
October,1990
Established:
August,1994
Capital:
¥100,000,000
CEO:
Yoshiaki KAWAI
Employees:
72 (as of March 31, 2020)
Board of Directors:
Yoshiaki KAWAI
President
Tadahiro YAMAMOTO
Director
Masashi OKA
Director
Eiji DANNO
Director
Hidetoshi TAWADA
Outside Director
Kouhei KISHIDA
Outside Company Auditor
Ohna KANEDA
Company Auditor

Company History

August, 1994
Incorporated as Mark-i Inc., became independent from MARKGRAAF (Capital: ¥30,000,000, Head office: Kojimachi, Tokyo)
April, 1996
Joined INTA(International Trademark Association).
April, 1997
Started Trade Mark Online Database Service (TMODS); the advanced cloud service of Trademark management.
November, 2000
Joined JPNIC (Japan Network Information Center) as a member.
January, 2001
Started our professional domain registration management services the domain name registrar.
April, 2001
Became a sponsor member of JPNIC.
Started enlightening domain name website "domainname.co.jp".
March, 2004
The number of IP portfolio under TradeMark Online Database Service exceeds 100,000
August, 2005
Started our trademark infringement service
April, 2007
Started our branding service.