RYUKA & PARTNERS > Firm Overview > Japan Patent Office Holidays in 2024

The Japanese Patent Office and our firm will be closed on:

January 1-3, 2024New Year’s Holiday
January 8, 2024Coming of Age Day
February 11, 2024National Foundation Day
February 12, 2024*Substitute holiday
February 23, 2024The Emperor’s Birthday
March 20, 2024Vernal Equinox
April 29, 2024Showa Day
May 3-6, 2024Golden Week
July 15, 2024Marine Day
August 11, 2024Mountain Day
August 12, 2024*Substitute holiday
September 16, 2024Respect for the Aged Day
September 22, 2024Autumnal Equinox Day
September 23, 2024*Substitute holiday
October 14, 2024Health and Sports Day
November 3, 2024Culture Day
November 23, 2024Labor Thanksgiving Day
December 29-31, 2024New Year’s Holiday

Your inquiries/instructions received on a holiday will be processed on the next working day.