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The Harris Firm

We create and execute global IP strategies that turn our clients’ aspirations into realities.

Ron Harris, founder and principal

The Harris Firm is a full-service intellectual property law firm specializing in prosecution, licensing and litigation of United States patents, trademarks, and trade secrets.

  • We provide expertise in the medical device, software, semiconductor, biotechnological, chemical, pharmaceutical and mechanical arts. Within these arts and others, we counsel on patent solicitation, licensing and enforcement, including localized e-discovery. Our Tokyo office is the only provider of private US notary public services in Japan.

  • We deliver timely, accurate, and effective counsel to our clients on intellectual property matters. With unparalleled expertise and value, The Harris Firm is committed to providing the best possible personal service.

  • We are the only full-service, technically and legally competent, US IP firm in Japan with its primary day-to-day operations actually in Japan. Our business and contacts span not only across the US through our DC office, but more uniquely, across the entire Kanto and Kansai areas of Japan.