The Origin of Our Name “SOEI”
In Japanese, the “SO” of “SOEI” is written and means “creating something new.” The “EI” of “SOEI” is written and means “excellence.” Our goal in establishing SOEI was to create a new patent firm that would excel in meeting the challenges of the 21st century. The name “SOEI” will continue as long as this firm continues, regardless of any changes in its president or partners.
The Origin of Our Mark
The social responsibility of a patent firm is to foster and nurture intellectual property rights. The intellectual property rights handled by our firm can be roughly separated into three categories: patent rights to new technologies, design patents for new product designs, and trademarks that distinguish products/services.