International Patent Agencies and Institutions

Japan Patent Office (JPO) http://www.jpo.go.jp/indexj.htm
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) http://www.uspto.gov/
European Patent Office (EPO) http://www.epo.org/
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) http://www.wipo.int/
Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) /td>

http://oami.europa.eu/ows/rw/pages/index.en.do

Other Patent Resources

Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JAPP) http://www.jpaa.or.jp/?cat=546
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property of Japan (AIPPI) http://www.aippi.or.jp/english/
Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation (JIII) http://www.jiii.or.jp/english/e.htm
Japan Patent Information Organization (JPIO) http://www.japio.or.jp/english/index.html