Hokkaido METI, Industrial Technology Innovation Division Intellectual Property Office introduces support that subsidizes part of the expenses required for foreign applications for patents, utility models, designs, trademarks, etc. by small and medium-sized enterprises.
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The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced on the 30th that it has added six products from five prefectures to the geographical indication (GI) protection system that protects regional agricultural, forestry and fishery products and food brands. Hokkaido’s high-class sea cucumber “Hiyama Sea Ginseng”, Aomori’s “Owani Onsen Moyashi”, Akita’s “Otake Fig”, Shimane’s “Sanbe Soba”, Kumamoto’s “Yatsushiro Ginger” and the citrus fruit “Yatsushiro Special Banpeiyu” are registered. rice field
Snack maker Koikeya (Tokyo) announced on the 11th three new potato chip products using Hokkaido brand potatoes. The aim is to put the name of the potato variety on the front so that customers can enjoy the difference in taste.